Wonton Dumplings

Preparation info
  • Makes about 25 dumplings, to serve


    as an appetizer.
    • Difficulty


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By Ken Hom

Published 1981

  • About

The same filling can be wrapped differently (pleated) and cooked differently (steamed) to produce an entirely new dish. Instead of completely enclosing the filling, as for wontons made for soup, the dough is gathered around the filling and pleated to form a cylinder. The cylinder is flattened on the bottom so that it can stand up. Steamed dumplings have a distinct texture. Steaming highlights the flavor and retains the identity of the ingredients and the wrapper instead of dispersing them i