Homemade Wontons
Easy to make and freeze well.
Pork Filling.
Served in a spicy chili broth.


Edited June 2012

 Wonton  or dumpling wrappers

1 pound finely ground pork
1 1/2  piece ginger grated or minced
2 to 3 cloves of garlic
4 chopped green onion
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
1 egg, beaten
2 teaspoons Shaoxing wine
2 teaspoons sesame oil
white or black pepper
1/2 cup chicken stock

Make the Filling
Place ground pork in a bowl .  Add Shaoxing wine, grated ginger, garlic, cilantro, green onion, sesame oil, salt and pepper. Mix well using hands.  Fry small piece to test for seasoning.  Adjust to suit taste.   Mix in egg and chicken broth.
Filling WontonsMoisten edge of dumpling/wonton wrapper with water.  Add a spoon of filling and fold, pleat  and seal. 
Place on parchment paper.  If not cooking same day, place tray in freezer and when frozen store in freezer containers.

Cooking Wontons
Bring a pot of salted water to a boil.   Cook  in batches.   Serve in wonton soup or in chili broth.

Wonton Soup
Chicken Broth (Preferably homemade)
sliced  mushrooms
chopped green onions

Heat chicken broth. Add broccoli spears and sliced mushrooms  and cook until done. Ladle soup into bowls.  Add cooked wonton dumplings, sprinkle with chopped green onion and serve.

Wontons in Chili Broth

Inspired by: Eating Club Vancouver
2 to 3 cups cups chicken broth
1/8 cup peanut oil
julienne ginger
2 cloves garlic, minced
1  tablespoon chili paste
Chinese Black Vinegar
drizzle of Sesame oil
drizzle of chili oil
chopped green onion.
 Heat chicken broth
In a bowl, mix together peanut oil, ginger, garlic, chili paste, Chinese black vinegar, chili oil and sesame oil. Stir into hot Chicken broth.  Pour over cooked wontons and sprinkle with chopped green onions.

3 Comments Add yours

  1. We love won tons..your pleating is perfect:)Love the mini bok choy..

  2. Anonymous says:

    I am so going to try these — thanks

  3. This looks scrumptious. Beautiful presentation.

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