Steamed Shrimp Wontons

Wontons make Chinese cuisine proud and this is one great example of it. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Steamed Shrimp Wontons

Main Ingredients Shrimps, Wonton sheets
Cuisine Chinese
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 6-10 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Steamed Shrimp Wontons

  • 1 cup Shrimps chopped
  • 12 Wonton sheets
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Spring onion greens chopped
  • 1/4 cup Water chestnuts chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • a pinch Castor sugar (caster sugar)
  • 2 teaspoons Light soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Sesame oil (til oil)
  • 3-4 tablespoons Cornstarch
  • to serve Sweet chilli sauce


  1. Combine shrimps, ginger, spring onion greens, water chestnuts, salt, castor sugar, soy sauce and sesame oil in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Dissolve cornstarch in sufficient water to make a thick slurry.
  3. Place the wonton sheets on a worktop. Put spoonful of prepared shrimp mixture onto each, apply slurry on the edges, bring over one side and press to make a triangle. Fold further using slurry and give your choice of shape to the wontons.
  4. Steam the wontons in a Chinese bamboo steamer for 5-7 minutes.
  5. Serve hot with sweet chilli sauce.