Shrimp Wonton


Fresh, crispy shrimp wontons dipped in hot chilli sauce or just on it's own are perfect for feeding a crowd. Learn how to make wonton wrappers from scratch, these wontons are a cinch to prepare, cook & present!


Ingredients

Filling:

Shrimp / চিংড়ি 100 gm

Coriander leaves / ধনে পাতা 3 tbsp

Green chilli / কাঁচা মরিচ 3 pcs

Soy sauce / সয়া সস 1 tbsp

Chilli paste / চিলি পেস্ট 1 tsp

Salt to taste / স্বাদ অনুযায়ী লবণ

Dough:

Plain flour / ময়দা 1 cup

Cornflour / ভুট্টার আটা 1/4 cup

Egg / ডিম 1

Salt to taste / স্বাদ অনুযায়ী লবণ

Water (lukewarm) / একটু গরম পানি 1/2 cup


Directions

Filling:

  • Wash, peel and devein the shrimps. For the wonton filling, cut the shrimps until finely chopped and move them onto a bowl.

  • Add finely chop coriander leaves, green chilli, soy sauce, chilli paste and salt to taste.

  • Mix well using a fork. Set aside

Dough:

  • In a bowl, add plain flour, cornflour. Mix the dry ingredients together.

  • Make a small well in the center. Break an egg onto a bowl and whisk it, add it to the flour mixture.

  • In a small bowl, add 3 tbsp of water to dissolve 1/4 tsp of salt. Add it to the flour mixture and mix well.

  • Add lukewarm water 1 tsp at a time, (1/2 cup in total), and knead until you form an elastic dough.

  • Cover with a damp towel and rest for 10 minutes.

  • Dust the surface with flour, knead the dough and cut into 2 balls.

  • Take one portion and roll the dough to flat and very thin sheets (the thinner, the better!)

  • Cut the sheets into square shapes (approximately 3.5 inch ) and set aside.