Homemade Deep Fried Wonton

January 30, 2023  Cambodian Chef Avatar
Homemade Deep Fried Wonton

The Homemade Deep Fried Wonton recipe offers a delightful combination of tender wrappers filled with a flavorful mixture of ground pork, minced shrimp, and aromatic ingredients like ginger, bamboo shoots, onion, and garlic. The addition of soy sauce, oyster sauce, sesame oil, and optional sugar enhances the taste profile, creating a harmonious blend of savory and umami flavors. Green onions and cornstarch are also incorporated to add texture and binding to the filling.

To prepare the wontons, the ingredients are mixed together in a bowl, creating a well-seasoned and cohesive filling. Each wonton wrapper is then carefully filled with a teaspoon of the meat mixture, and the edges are sealed with a touch of water. The wonton is folded into a triangle shape, repeating the process for the remaining wrappers. This step ensures that each wonton is properly sealed and ready for frying.

The next step involves heating vegetable or canola oil in a wok over medium heat until hot. Carefully, a few pieces of wonton are dropped into the hot oil and deep-fried until they achieve a golden brown hue. It’s important to ensure that the oil is not too hot to prevent burning the outer skin while ensuring the meat inside cooks thoroughly. Once fried to perfection, the wontons are removed from the oil and drained, resulting in crispy, golden parcels of deliciousness.

The Homemade Deep Fried Wontons are best served warm, accompanied by a side of Thai sweet and chili sauce. This dipping sauce complements the savory and crispy wontons, adding a touch of sweetness and heat to elevate the overall flavor profile. This recipe showcases how simple, everyday ingredients can come together to create a satisfying and appetizing dish that is sure to be enjoyed by all.


1 pkg of Wonton wrapper
1/2 lb of ground Pork
1/2 lb of minced shrimp
1 tablespoon of soy sauce
1 tablespoon of oyster sauce
1 tablespoon of minced ginger
2 tablespoon of minced bamboo shoots
2 tablespoon of minced onion
1 tablespoon of minced garlic or shallots
1 teaspoon of sesame oil
1 teaspoon of sugar (optional)
2 green onions minced
1 tablespoon of cornstarch

Directions to make Homemade Deep Fried Wonton

  1. Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl set aside
  2. Take one piece of wonton skin lay on a flat surface
  3. Spoon one teaspoon of the meat put in the middle seal edge with water
  4. Then fold it into triangle shape, repeat the remaining
  5. Heat 3 cups of vegetable or canola oil on medium heat in a wok until hot then drop few pieces of wonton into hot oil deep fry until golden brown take it out and drain. Make sure the oil is not too hot or else it will burn the outside of the wonton skin and the meat won’t cook.

Serve warm with Thai sweet and chili sauce.


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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2

Calories Per Serving: 408

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏22g 8%
Cholesterol ‏323mg 108%
Total Fat ‏9g 12%
Saturated Fat ‏2g 10%
Dietary Fiber ‏1g 4%
Protein ‏58g 116%
Sodium ‏931mg 40%
Sugars ‏3g 6%


30 min


30 min




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