Fried Won Tons1 lb. Won ton skins = See ingredient with photo
1/2 lb. Fresh ground pork
1/2 lb. Fresh prawns
4 Dried mushrooms, soaked for 2 hours = See ingredient with photo
8 Water chestnuts, finely chopped = See ingredient with photo
2 Stalks green onions, finely chopped = See ingredient with photo
2 small Eggs, beaten
1/4 ts Pepper = See ingredient with photo
1 1/2 ts Salt
Yield: About 60 to 70.
Shell and devein prawns. Mince fine. Stem mushrooms and mince caps.
Mix with prawns, pork, water chestnuts, green onions, half of the beaten eggs and all of the seasonings.
Place won ton squares on working surface so corners face up, down, left and right. Place 1 teaspoon filling in the center of each skin.
Dip a little of the beaten egg onto the bottom corner, bring top corner to meet bottom corner. Press to seal. Moisten left corner and bring right corner to meet it. Press to seal. This should give you a little bundle that looks kind of like a nurses hat.
Heat 4 cups oil in wok. Fry wrapped won ton until golden (about 2 minutes). Turn over once. Drain and serve hot.
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