Fried Wantons

- China

  • Serves 15

  • Prep Time 15 min

  • Cooking Time 10 min

  • Current Ratings


  • 30 wanton skins
  • cooking oil for frying


  • 6 oz ground pork
  • 4 oz or 1/2 can water chestnuts, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp water
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cooking wine
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/4 tsp ground pepper

Fried Wantons


  1. Mix together all the ingredients for filling, mix until meat and waterchestnuts are well blended. Divide into 30 portions.
  2. Put 1 tsp of filling in the middle of a wanton skin. 
  3. Fold the skin diagonally in half to form a triangle. 
  4. Fold the edge containing the filling over about 1/2-inch. 
  5. Bring the two points together, moist one inner edge and pinch the edges together to hold. Repeat with remaining wanton.
  6. Heat a wok with 1 1/2-inch cooking oil. 
  7. Deep-fry the wantons over medium heat until golden brown. 
  8. Drain on paper towels and serve. Makes 30 wantons.

This recipe was entered by Samanthi and posted 10 years ago. If you see any errors, please submit a correction for this recipe.

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