Crab and Pork Wontons

Crab and Pork Wontons

FROM: Marcus

PREP TIME: 1hr

COOK TIME: 20

SERVINGS: 4

DESCRIPTION:

Wontons made with crab and pork

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 pound lump crab meat, broken into small pieces (discard any shell or cartilage fragments)
1/2 pound ground pork
1/2 cup chopped scallion (green parts only)
1/4 cup chopped fresh mint leaves
1 tablespoon finely grated peeled fresh ginger
1 tablespoon dark sesame oil
Cornstarch, for baking sheet
52 wonton wrappers
1 large egg, beaten
8 cups vegetable oil
1 cup purchased sweet red chili sauce

DIRECTIONS:

1. Toss together crab, pork, scallion, mint, ginger, soy sauce, and sesame oil in a small bowl for filling.

2. Dust a baking sheet with cornstarch; set aside. Working with 4 wonton wrappers at a time, arrange on a clean dry work surface and place about 1 teaspoon filling in center of each. Brush wrappers around filling and out to edge with egg. Bring 2 opposite corners of wonton together to form a triangle; firmly press edges together to seal. Arrange on prepared baking sheet. Repeat with remaining wontons, filling, and egg.

3. Heat vegetable oil in a large heavy saucepan over moderate heat until a deep-fry thermometer registers 360 degree F. Fry wontons in batches of 8, turning, until golden brown and cooked through, about 2 minutes per batch. Transfer with a slotted spoon to paper towels to drain. Arrange cooked wontons on a platter and serve warm or at room temperature with chili sauce on the side for dipping

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