Saturday, October 27, 2007

Won Tons

This is another Chinese dish for Chinese New Year.

1 lb ground pork
4 green onions, chopped
8 dry shiitake mushrooms
1 small can water chestnuts
1 package won ton wrappers
vegetable oil to deep fry

Seasoning:
3 T. cornstarch
4 tsp. soy sauce
1 T. sesame oil
2 tsp. oyster sauce

1. Soak mushrooms in warm water for about 30 minutes. Sqeeze out water and chop into small pieces. Drain liquid from water chestnuts and finely chop.
2. Combine the ground pork, green onions, mushrooms, and water chestnuts with seasoning ingredients. Place a teaspoon of mixture in center of won ton wrapper. Moisten sides of wrapper with water and fold into triangles, rectangles, or any way you desire. Keep folded won tons under a damp paper towel to keep the wrappers from drying out.
3. Deep fry 2-3 minutes at 375 degrees or until golden. Drain on paper towels.

Makes approx. 50 won tons.

1 comment:

J. Blaisdell said...

I LOVE won tons! I'm so excited to make these. When I turned 8 and was baptized my mom let me pick whatever I wanted for dinner that night. I picked my dad's killer fried rice and my mom made won tons. YUMMY.