How to make Crispy Wontons -

Crisp wontons stuffed with vegetable filling.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Best of Chinese Cooking.

Main Ingredients : Wonton Wrappers (वॉनटॉन रैपर्स), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Chinese

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Crispy Wontons Recipe

  • Wonton Wrappers 24

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Garlic finely chopped 4-6 cloves

  • Spring onions finely chopped 2

  • Green capsicums seeded and chopped finely 2 medium

  • French beans finely chopped 8-10

  • Carrots finely chopped 2 medium

  • Cabbage finely chopped 1/2 small

  • White pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • MSG 1/4 teaspoon

  • Soy sauce 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat two tablespoons of oil in a wok or a pan, add garlic and stir fry for half a minute. Add spring onions, capsicums, French beans, carrots and cabbage and continue to stir fry for a couple of minutes more, stirring and tossing continuously.

Step 2

Add white pepper powder, salt, MSG and soy sauce and cook for half a minute. Set aside to cool. Divide prepared filling into twenty four equal portions. Place a portion of the filling in the center of each wonton wrapper, wet the edges with a little water, fold into half diagonally, twist the ends and stick.

Step 3

Repeat this process to prepare all the wontons. Heat sufficient oil in a wok, add prepared wontons and deep fry for two to three minutes or until crisp and golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve hot with Sichuan sauce.

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