Beat egg. Mix with pork,
scallions, water chestnuts. Sprinkle mixture with soy sauce and salt.
Place won ton wrapper
in front of you in the shape of a diamond. Place about 1/2 - 1 teaspoon
meat mixture in the center. Moisten upper half of wrapper with either
water or egg. Fold lower half over top to form a triangle. Press tightly
to seal. Moisten outer corners with egg or water, pull towards each other
and press to seal. Continue until all wrappings are used.
To boil: Bring 2 quarts
water to a boil. Drop in won tons. Cook 3- 4 minutes if adding to chicken
soup, 5 minutes if eating with condiments. Drain, and run under cold water.
To fry: Drop won tons
into oil heated to 375° F.
Fry until golden. Remove with slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
Serve with hot mustard, or light soy
Serves 6 - 8
recipe from www.inmamaskitchen.com
Contributor: Paul Siu, DDS for Hwa Ping Mao Siu
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