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 9 years ago. If you see any errors, please submit a correction for this recipe.

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