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Deep Fried Wontons

Deep Fried Wontons


30 wonton wrappers

Oil for deep frying

For Filling

½ lb shrimp, shelled and devined

½ lb ground pork tenderloin

4 fresh whole water chestnuts or canned, minced

2 scallions, chopped

1 tbls minced garlic

1 tbls sweet soy sauce

1 tbls fish sauce (nam pla)

Dipping Sauce

Thai Sweet Chile Sauce



  1. Place shrimp on a chopping board and chop until fine. In a bowl combine minced shrimp, ground pork, chopped scallions, garlic, minced water chestnut, soy sauce and fish sauce.
  2. Mix thoroughly until it forms a thick paste.
  3. Spread wonton wrappers on a chopping board or clean surface. Add a spoonful in the center of each wonton wrapper. Brush the sides with water, pull all four corners up to form a bundle.
  4. Heat oil for deep frying in a wok, fry wonton in batches until golden and crisp. Remove and drain on a paper towel. Serve hot with Thai chile sauce.
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