Shanghai Style Wontons in Spicy Sauce
Shanghai Style Wontons in Spicy Sauce
Try this quick and easy Asian recipe by Debbie Wong from Kitchen Quickies.
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Technique Boiling
  • Preparation Time 35 minutes
  • Cooking Time 15 minutes
  • Yield 20 servings
  • 340 grams ground Chicken
  • 227 grams of Shanghai bok choy (or regular bok choy)
  • 2 teaspoons Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Corn starch
  • 1 package of Shanghai style wonton wrappers (large, white and square)
  • 2 teaspoons White pepper
  • 4-5 Chinese chives
  • Coriander and green onions for garnish
  • Sauce for 1 serving of 6 wontons:
  • 1 tablespoon Sesame paste
  • 2 teaspoons Dark soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Light soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Chilli oil with pulp
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Sesame oil
  1. In a large pot of boiling water, blanch bok choy for 6 minutes, until tender but still bright green.
  2. Drain, and run under cold water
  3. Squeeze water out of bok choy well, and chop into bite size pieces
  4. In a large bowl, combine chicken, bok choy, chopped chives, white pepper, salt, and cornstarch. Mix until completely incorporated.
  5. Set out a stack of wonton wrappers, a few trays to lay out your wontons, a small dish of water, and the wonton filling
  6. Wrap wontons, reserve however many servings you would like, (a good serving size is 6) and freeze the rest!
  7. In a pot of boiling water, cook wontons for about 5-6 minutes, until they float to the top
  8. In a small bowl, combine vinegar, dark and light soy, and sugar
  9. Arrange wontons on a serving plate, drizzle with sesame paste, soy dressing, Chilli oil and sesame oil. Top with green onions and cilantro

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