Free Recipe Basic Wonton Filling

Recipe Type: M Recipes

Recipe Preparation: cook

Cooking Ingredients for Basic Wonton Filling Recipe

2 -(up to)
2-1/2 c Meat
1/2 -(up to)
1 c Vegetables
1 Scallion stalk
1 tb Soy sauce
1/2 ts Salt

Basic Wonton Filling Preparation

1. Mince or shred meat and vegetables. Then combine with soy sauce and salt, blending well. 2. Let stand 30 minutes. Wrap mixture in wonton skins: fold as in the methods described in Information: Wontons . NOTE: The quantities given are for 40 wonton skins or about 1/2 pound. When raw pork is used, it may be stir-fried first with the scallion until it loses its pinkness, then sprinkled lightly with soy sauce and sherry. VARIATIONS: 1. For the meat above, use any of the following combinations: a. Pork (lean or roast) and shrimp b. Pork (lean or roast) ond crabmeat c. Pork (lean or roast) and fish fillets d. Pork (lean or roast) and lobster 2. For the pork in the variations above, substitute chicken breast. 3. In step 1, add any of the following, minced or shredded: 1 or 2 dried black mushrooms (soaked); 2 tablespoons bamboo shoots; 2 tablespoons button mushrooms, 4 or 5 water chestnuts. 4. In step 2, for the soy sauce, substitute 2 tablespoons sherry. 5. In step 2, also add any of the following: 1 egg, beaten; 1 teaspoon comstarch; 1/2 teaspoon sugar; 1/2 teaspoon ginger juice; 1 tablespoon peanut oil or a few drops of sesame oil. From <The Thousand Recipe Chinese Cookbook>, ISBN 0-517-65870-4.

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Recipe Serves: 12

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