Chicken Wonton Recipe

Chicken Wonton
Chicken Wonton
People who are crazy for Chinese and Thai food just die to enjoy a platter of chicken wonton with a sweet and tangy side sauce. With this recipe, the Chinese lovers wouldn’t need to find and visit a fancy Chinese restaurant just to enjoy some good Chinese wontons. You can literally make them at home using a recipe which makes it super simple and easy. You start by preparing its dough; then, you prepare the chicken filling then fill the wonton wrappers with the filling and simply deep fry. One step at a time and Voila! The golden crispy chicken wontons are ready to serve with your favorite sauce or dip. Don’t forget to garnish them with some fresh herbs to have a nice and refreshing aroma.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup All purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/4 cup Water

Filling

  • 1 cup Minced Chicken
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1/2 tbsp Soy sauce
  • 1 tsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp Cornflour
  • 1 tsp Green chillies
  • 1/2 cup Spring onions
  • 1 Egg
  • Cooking Oil

Instructions
 

  • Prepare the wonton dough by mixing flour with salt and egg in a bowl.
  • Gradually pour in water while mixing the flour continuously. Add more water if the dough is too dry.
  • The finished dough should be firm. Knead it well, then cover with a kitchen towel and leave for 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, prepare the chicken filling by mixing all its ingredients in a mixing bowl. keep this filling aside for a while.
  • Now take the dough and roll it into 1/8th inch thick sheet. Cut out small circles out of it using a cookie cutter.
  • Take each circle and roll it more to make it thinner.
  • Place a dough circle on the working surface and add a tablespoon of chicken filling at the center of the circle.
  • Fold the circle in half to get a half-moon. Now connect the two corners of this half-moon by folding around the center of the wonton then pinch these corners together.
  • Prepare more wontons using remaining circles and filling in a similar way.
  • Now pour cooking oil to fill up a deep wok and heat it on medium-high heat.
  • Add the wontons to the oil and deep fry them until golden brown.
  • Transfer to a plate lined using a slotted spoon.  
  • Serve warm.

Tips

  • If you want to keep the wonton wrappers aside until you are ready to assemble and fry them, then dust the top of each wonton wrap and stack them up in a tray. This will prevent sticking.
  • Wontons can vary in size and shape so you can try other shapes and sizes as well.

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