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Pork and Ginger Wontons

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Ginger is the star in this dumpling.A fun hors-d’oeuvre served with some soy dipping sauce.

Ingredients

  • ¾ pound ground pork
  • 1 3-inch piece ginger, peeled and chopped
  • 1 large green onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce, reduced sodium
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • ½ teaspoon rice vinegar
  • Water and cornstarch, for assembling dumplings
  • 48 wonton wrappers
  • Vegetable oil, for spraying

 


Nutritional information

 

Nutritional information per serving (3 wontons): Calories 141 (35% from fat) • carb. 14g • pro. 8g • fat 6g • sat. fat 2g • chol. 33mg sod. 189mg • calc. 17mg • fiber 0g

 

Instructions

1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the pork, ginger, green onion, cilantro, soy sauce, sesame oil and vinegar.Mix well with hands or a spoon.

2. Prepare a large, clean and flat work surface equipped with two small bowls, one with water and the other with cornstarch, plus a pastry brush.Sprinkle the work surface with cornstarch and arrange wonton wrappers in rows on the work surface (starting with two rows of 3).

3.Put 1 teaspoon of filling in the center of each wrapper.Brush the edges of each wrapper with water and then fold the wrapper in half to make a triangle, sealing in the filling and also sealing together the damp edges.

4.Pull the edges on the long side of the triangle together and seal.Continue with remaining filling and wrappers.Toss the wontons very lightly with cornstarch once they are prepared.

5. Place the AirFryer Basket onto the Baking Pan and lightly spray.Put one half of the wontons into the basket and spray with oil.Put the assembled pan into Rack Position 2.  Set to AirFry at 375°F for 10 minutes and cook until wontons are evenly browned.Remove and repeat with the second batch of wontons.

6. Serve wontons with a soy dipping sauce.