Fried Wontons with Sweet and Sour Sauce2021-01-02
- Cuisine: Chinese
- Course: Appetizer, Main Dish
- Skill Level: Easy
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- Yield: 4
- Servings: 4-6
- Prep Time: 15m
- Cook Time: 10m
- Ready In: 25m
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This information is per serving.
Saturated Fat4.3 g
Trans Fat0.3 g
Unsaturated Fat1.5 g
Fried wontons with sweet and sour sauce. Wontons are crispy, golden-brown, and delicious. They’re the perfect appetizer or meal with a sweet-and-spicy dipping sauce. You may also like Sweet and Sour Pork
How do they differ from other wontons?
The wonton is a dumpling that is similar to the potsticker. The difference is that wontons are traditionally boiled in water before they are deep-fried. They are often served in soup or fried with sauce for dipping.
Wontons can be made with various ingredients, including pork, beef, shrimp, or vegetables. Some versions also contain wheat starch noodles. Some versions of wonton wrappers are square while others are round.
Is the filling inside the wontons usually pork or beef?
Wontons, or dumplings, are both sweet and savory. They are made by wrapping a mix of meats and vegetables in thin dough made from wheat flour and water.
The filling inside the fried wonton usually pork or beef? is a question that many have been asking for years. The answer is neither because it can be anything you want it to be.
You can fill your wonton with anything from ground chicken to shrimp, but the most popular fillings are always pork or beef.
What is the texture of wontons like?
Wontons are a type of deep-fried dumpling that has a crispy shell and is stuffed with seasoned minced fish, pork, or beef.
The texture of fried wontons is crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside.
Fried Wontons with Sweet and Sour Sauce
- 1 pound (480 g) ground meat (lamb,beef, chicken, turkey, pork)
- 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger
- 2 cloves garlic , peeled and minced
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- 1 stalk green onion , chopped
- 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
- 2 cups (500 g) finely chopped kale (leaves only)
- 1/2 cup (125 ml) water
- 1 large egg , lightly beaten
- 1 package (50 wonton wrappers) , defrosted
- cooking oil
In a large mixing bowl, combine ground meat, garlic, ginger, soy sauce, oyster sauce, green onions, and chopped kale leaves. Mix well and set aside.
In a small mixing bowl, combine water and beaten egg. Whisk well, using a fork.
Place a wonton wrapper on your hand. Add 1 teaspoon of the meat mixture to the center of the wonton wrapper. Dip a finger in the egg mixture and paint all edges with the egg mixture. Fold wonton wrapper in half, corner to opposite corner, to make a triangle. Seal tightly all around. Fold the longer two triangle points together and seal to make the wonton shape.
In a wok, preheat 1 inch (2.54 centimeters) of cooking oil until bubble. Add a few wontons at a time. Fry, turning occasionally, until they are golden brown.
Remove fried wontons from the wok. Place on the paper towel, so they can drain excess oil. Serve fried wontons hot or cold.