- A wonton is a type of Chinese dumpling.
- The traditional filling is pork but now, you can find an almost infinite variety of stuffing.
- Wontons are usually either steamed, boiled or deep fried.
I have been trying to give backstories or personal anecdotes about the foods I’ve written so far but I’ve got nothing for wonton. Nada, zip, zero, zilch.
Don’t get me wrong. I love wontons-especially the ones you can get in my hometown of Kuching. They are so light and delicious in contrast to most of the ones I’ve tasted here which are dissapointingly bland.
So today’s post will mostly be about recipes and techniques.
How to fill a wonton:
Here is a video on how to make wontons:
Recipe for wonton soup:
Recipe for cream cheese and crab wonton or crab rangoons. According to this recipe, you can bake these!
My favorite way that wonton is served: Wonton mee (noodle) from my hometown of Kuching in Sarawak, Malaysia.
Recipe for wonton mee.
I know a lot of you have been commenting on the luscious photos on these posts and I’m particularly sorry for this post because I think the photos are ridiculously tempting too and is serious food porn.
What can I say-there seem to be a lot of sumptuous wonton pictures on the internet.
Are you a wanton for wonton? I know-groan….. but how could anyone resist the pun?
How do you like your wontons? Steamed, boiled or fried? Have you ever tried making wontons at home?