Crispy Pork Wontons with a Hot Chilli Dipping Sauce
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Serves: Makes 50 wontons
  • 50 wonton wrappers (can be purchased in most Asian stores)
  • 500g minced pork
  • 3 spring onions (finely chopped)
  • 1 and half tbspn size fresh ginger (grated)
  • 3 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • Light soy sauce
  • 2 tbpsn tomato puree
  • Juice of 1 and half limes
  • 2 tbpsn and 1 tpsn of hot, dried chilli flakes
  • Small bunch fresh coriander (finely chopped)
  • Sunflower oil
  • 1 tbpsn sesame oil
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  1. In a mixing bowl add the pork, spring onions, half of the ginger, half of the garlic, juice of 1 lime, 1 and half tpsn chilli flakes, coriander, sesame oil and 1 tbpsn of light soy sauce. Mix everything together so that it is well combined.
  2. Take a wonton wrapper and lay it out flat. Place about 1 tpsn size of the pork mixture in the middle. Then fold the wrapper in half into a rectangle. Brush the ends with a little of the egg to seal the edges. Hold the bottom corners and then bring them together and seal again with a little egg. Repeat until all the wontons are made.
  3. Heat a generous amount of sunflower oil in a non-stick frying pan so that the oil covers the base of the pan. Once hot add the wontons and cook on each side for 2-3 mins or until golden and lightly crispy.
  4. For the sauce: add the rest of the ginger and garlic, tomato puree, 2 tbpsn light sauce sauce, juice of half a lime and 1 and half tbpsn of chilli flakes to a small mixing bowl. Whisk until mixed together and then pour into a serving bowl.
  5. Plate up the wontons with the dipping sauce and serve!
Recipe by A Modern Rose at