Yield: 6 Servings
|2 tablespoons||Cold water|
|¼ pounds||Chopped pork|
|¼ pounds||Chopped raw shrimp|
|2 teaspoons||Finely chopped onions|
|2 tablespoons||Soy sauce|
|2 tablespoons||Chopped button|
Sift the flour and salt in a mixing bowl. Add egg and water and mix thoroughly. Knead dough until smooth; place dough in refrigerator for 1 hour. Place on floured board and roll until paper thin with rolling pin. Dust dough with flour and cut into 3-inch squares and stack.
Combine all the filling ingredients and mix well. You are now ready to make the won ton.
How To Wrap Won Ton: Hold square won ton skin on palm of left hand.
Place ½ teaspoon filling in the corner of square closest to your wrist. Fold this corner over the filling, then roll toward the center of square so it resembles a triangle. Join the two rolled ends together with a tiny bit of filling. There are many ways to wrap won ton, but this is the most simple. It is now ready for soup or deep frying.
Won Ton In Soup: Boil a large pot of water and add a little salt.
Drop won ton a few at a time to cook. When the won ton floats to the top, the meat is cooked. Remove from the water with a large slotted spoon and drain. 2 qt. chicken broth ¼ tsp. gourmet powder 1 tsp.
soy sauce 2 stalks green onions, chopped Chinese parsley salt to taste few drops sesame oil (optional) Bring chicken broth, gourmet powder, soy sauce and sesame oil to a boil. Add salt to taste. Add cooked won ton and boil just enough to heat won ton. Do not overcook. Serve in a bowl. Garnish with diced green onions or parsley. Cooked chicken or barbecue pork may be added on top.
Fried Won Ton: Heat about 3 to 4-inches of vegetable oil in a deep pot or frying pan. Put in wrapped won ton and fry to a golden brown.
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