Hey Jude's Note:
Wonderful appetizers! I found this in a newspaper, don't remember which one, but they credited it to Nina Simonds from her cookbook 'China Express'. It's good, that's all I know. Cooking time is per batch.
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- 4 medium shrimp, peeled,deveined
- 1 lb finely ground pork
- 1 (4 ounce) can water chestnuts, drained and coarsely chopped
- 2 -3 tablespoons minced fresh ginger
- 2 tablespoons minced green onions
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon rice wine or 1 tablespoon sake
- 1 1/2 teaspoons sesame oil
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 3 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 tablespoon chinese black vinegar or 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1/2-1 teaspoon hot chili paste
- 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
- 1For filling: wrap shrimp in paper towels; squeeze out extra moisture and chop finely; combine shrimp, pork and water chestnuts in a medium bowl; mix well then stir in ginger, green onion, soy sauce, rice wine, sesame oil, cornstarch and pepper, combine thoroughly; mixture should be stiff; refrigerate until ready to use (you can do this several hours in advance).
- 2For chili sauce: stir together soy sauce, sugar, black vinegar or Worcestershire, water, chili paste and ginger in a small bowl; place in a serving bowl and set aside.
- 3Place 2 teaspoons filling in center of each wonton skin; moisten edges with water; fold over in half to cover filling; press edges to seal; arrange dumplings on a sheet light dusted with cornstarch.
- 4Heat oven to 200°.
- 5Pour oil to depth of at least 2 inches in wok or dutch oven; heat oil over medium-high heat to 350°; fry 8 or 9 dumplings at a time, turning constantly, until golden brown, about 5-6 minutes.
- 6Drain on paper towels; place on baking sheet and keep warm in oven.
- 7Fry remaining batches; reheat oil between batches.
- 8Arrange dumplings on a platter and serve hot with chili sauce.
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Nutritional Facts for Fried won tons with hot chili sauce
Serving Size: 1 (1085 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 1
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 66.6
- Calories from Fat 23
- Total Fat 2.6 g
- Saturated Fat 0.9 g
- Cholesterol 12.2 mg
- Sodium 182.8 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 6.2 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
- Sugars 0.5 g
- Protein 4.0 g
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