Wonton wrappers can be found in the producesection of the supermarket. Use them to make these elegant andirresistible appetizers.
Recipe: Pork and Crab Dumplings
1 cup finely chopped cooked pork tenderloin 1 (6-ounce) can flaked crab meat, drained 1/4 cup finely chopped onion 2 tablespoons finely chopped water chestnuts 2 teaspoons soy sauce 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened About 20 won ton wrappers 6 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 cup water Chinese mustard Soy sauce
In a medium bowl stir together well pork,crab, onion, water chestnuts, soy sauce, salt and pepper. Stirin cream cheese to blend thoroughly and set aside.
Spoon about 1 tablespoon filling in centerof each won ton wrapper. Fold wrapper in half diagonally acrossfilling to form triangle; moisten and pinch edges to seal. Setpinched edge upright and press gently to flatten bottom. Transferto a baking sheet and cover with a dry cloth. Repeat with remainingwrappers and filling.
In a large skillet heat 2 tablespoonsof the oil. Carefully place half the pot stickers in skillet.not letting sides touch. Cook over medium heat 1 minute or tillbottoms are browned. Carefully add 1/2 cup water to skillet.Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10 minutes. Uncover and cook 3to 5 minutes or till water evaporates. Cook, uncovered, 1 minute.Transfer dumplings to a baking sheet.
Place in a 250°F (120°C) ovento keep warm. Repeat procedure with remaining dumplings, oiland water.
Serve with Chinese mustard and soy saucefor dipping.