Fried Won Tons

Fried Won Tons


Makes approx. 50.


Fried Won Tons

¼ pound ground lean pork or chicken or beef

1-6 ounce can shrimp, drained and minced

¼ minced mushrooms

¼ cup diced water chestnuts

1 green onion, finely chopped

2 egg yolks

1 tablespoon soy sauce

1 ½ teaspoon peanut oil

3/4 pound won ton skins (about 50)

3 cups peanut oil

Won Ton Sauce

Won Ton Sauce

2 tablespoons cornstarch

3 tablespoons light brown sugar, packed

¼ cup soy sauce

¾ cup water

1 clove garlic, peeled and sliced

1 tablespoon peanut oil


Fried Won Tons

1. Mix first 8 ingredients in wok. Set heat at 325°F and cook, stirring often, about 5 minutes.

2. Cool, clean, and dry wok. Place about 1 tablespoon mixture in middle of each won ton skin. Moisten edges of wrapper with cold water; fold in half diagonally to form triangle; press edges together to seal.

3. Fry won ton in oil heated to 375°F in uncovered wok until golden on both sides; drain on paper towels. Serve with sauce.

*Note: can be prepared 1 hour in advance; keep warm in 200°F oven.

Won Ton Sauce

1. Stir first 4 ingredients until smooth.

2. Fry garlic in hot oil in uncovered wok at 250°F until light brown.

3. Remove garlic; set aside.

4. Slowly pour cornstarch mixture into hot oil; cook stirring, until thick.

5. Top with fried garlic.

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