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Fried Shrimp Wontons

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Try preparing Fried Wontons if you were looking for a tasty seafood dumpling to serve at your party or even at home for dinner. This is an amazing Fried Wontons recipe which is sure to win you some fans.
  Fresh shrimp 1⁄4 Pound
  Whole water chestnuts 5 , minced
  Rice wine/Dry sherry 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg white 1
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Wonton skins 20
  Egg yolk 1 , slightly beaten
  Oil 6 Cup (96 tbs) (For Deep Frying)

Shell and devein shrimp.
Rinse and pat dry with a paper towel.
Use a cleaver to chop shrimp into a fine paste.
Place in a small bowl with water chestnuts, wine, a fourth of the egg white, salt and pepper.
Place 1 wonton skin on a flat surface with corners at top, bottom, left and right.
Place 1/2 teaspoon shrimp mixture near bottom corner.
Fold the corner over filling and press sides to seal.
Dab egg yolk on one side of filling.
Fold left and right sides under filling, leaving corners free.
Press to seal.
Repeat with remaining wonton skins and filling.
Heat 6 cups oil in a wok over high heat to 350°F (175°C).
Reduce heat to medium.
Carefully lower wontons into hot oil with a slotted metal spoon.
Deep-fry several at a time 1 minute.
Turn each wonton and deep-fry other side 1 minute or until golden brown.
Remove from oil with slotted spoon.
Drain on paper towels.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1956 Calories from Fat 1292

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 146 g224.7%

Saturated Fat 20.1 g100.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 373.1 mg124.4%

Sodium 1492.8 mg62.2%

Total Carbohydrates 112 g37.2%

Dietary Fiber 4.1 g16.5%

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 47 g93.3%

Vitamin A 8.9% Vitamin C 5.4%

Calcium 16.3% Iron 55.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Fried Shrimp Wontons Recipe