Chinese wontons with pork Dim sum

5:27 pm Pastry and desserts

Each country has its own name for the dish consisting of small pastry “bags” stuffed with meat. Italians call it ravioli, Russians – pelmene, and Chinese – wontons. Wontons look like small “knots”, which have stuffing “tied up” inside. They are usually served as an appetizer or put in noodle soup.

Wontons with porkl14 oz pork forcemeat
24 wonton envelopes
1 ¾ oz tinned bamboo, sliced
2 leaves spring onion, sliced
1 tbsp light soy sauce
1 egg white, beaten up
4 ½ tbsp starch
2 tbsp sesame oil
1 tbsp dry sherry
2 tbsp sugar

1. Combine in a big bowl pork, bamboo, onion, soy sauce, egg white, sugar, sesame oil and sherry and mix thoroughly. Add starch and mix again.
2. Put 1 tsp filling in the center of each wonton square, moisten its edges with water and join them to form a “knot”.
3. Cook in a steamer 5-7 minutes until ready.

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