Tuesday, May 08, 2007

Oriental Chicken Wontons

Ingredients :

  • 8 oz. ground raw chicken
  • 1/2 c. shredded carrots
  • 1/4 c. finely chopped celery or water chestnuts
  • 1 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp. dry sherry
  • 2 tsp. cornstarch
  • 2 tsp. grated gingerroot
  • 1/2 (16 oz.) pkg. wonton wrappers
  • 2 tbsp. margarine or butter, melted
  • Plum or Sweet & Sour Sauce

Directions :

  1. Filling: In a medium skillet cook and stir ground chicken until no pink remains; drain.
  2. Stir in carrots, celery or waterchestnuts, soy sauce, sherry, cornstarch and gingerroot; mix well.
  3. Spoon 1 rounded teaspoon of the filling atop a wonton wrapper, lightly brush edges with water.
  4. To shape each wonton, carefully bring 2 opposite points of the square wrapper up over the filling and pinch together in the center.
  5. Carefully bring the 2 remaining opposite points to the center and pinch together.
  6. Pinch together edges to seal.
  7. Place wontons on a greased baking sheet.
  8. Brush the wontons with melted margarine or butter.
  9. Bake in a 375 degree oven for 8-10 minutes or until lightly brown and crisp.
  10. Serve with Plum or Sweet & Sour Sauce.
Makes about 25 appetizer servings.

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