Print
Total:
45 min
Active:
45 min
Yield:
16 wontons
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

Filling:
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1/4 cup chopped shiitake mushrooms
  • 3 tablespoons Chinese celery with leaves, chopped 
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger 
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch 
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine 
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce 
  • 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon 
  • 1 teaspoon salt 
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil 
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper 
  • 1 egg white
  • Sichuan Zhenjiang Vinegar Sauce, recipe follows
Wontons:
  • Cornstarch, for dusting
  • 16 wonton wrappers (3-inch square) 
Garnish:
  • Chopped cucumber
  • Cilantro leaves 
Sichuan Zhenjiang Vinegar Sauce:
  • 2 tablespoons chile oil
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Sichuan peppercorns, crushed 
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil 
  • 1 tablespoon Zhenjiang vinegar 

Directions

Garnish:

For the filling: In a bowl, combine the ground chicken, shiitake mushrooms, Chinese celery, ginger, cornstarch, rice wine, soy sauce, chicken bouillon, salt, sesame oil, white pepper and egg white. Mix well and set aside.

For the wontons: Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and dust lightly with cornstarch. Take 1 wonton wrapper and place 1 teaspoon of the filling in the center. Gather up the sides and mold them around the filling, making a ball shape and twisting the top to secure. Repeat with the remaining wrappers, lining them up on the prepared baking sheet.

Drop the wontons into large pot of boiling water and cook until they float to the top, 3 to 5 minutes.

To serve: Place six hot wontons on each serving dish. Surround the wontons with chopped cucumbers. Drizzle with Zhenjiang Vinegar Sauce and top with chopped cilantro.

Sichuan Zhenjiang Vinegar Sauce:

For the vinegar sauce: In a bowl, stir together the chile oil, soy sauce, Sichuan peppercorns, sesame oil and Zhenjiang vinegar.

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Lighter Chocolate Brownies 02:54

These fudgy chocolate brownies are surprisingly low in fat and calories.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Clay Pot Chicken with Shiitake Mushrooms and Chinese Sausage

Recipe courtesy of Katie Chin

Oyster Sauce Chicken with Bok Choy

Recipe courtesy of Ching-He Huang

Sesame Ginger Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Chicken Chow Mein

Recipe courtesy of Ching-He Huang

Pork and Prawn Boiled Wontons

Recipe courtesy of Ching-He Huang

Kung Pao Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Cafe China

On TV

Donut Showdown

7:30am | 6:30c

Donut Showdown

8:30am | 7:30c

Donut Showdown

9:30am | 8:30c

Sugar Showdown

10:30am | 9:30c

Sugar Showdown

11am | 10c

Sugar Showdown

11:30am | 10:30c

Unique Sweets

12pm | 11c

Unique Sweets

12:30pm | 11:30c

Unique Sweets

1pm | 12c

Unique Sweets

1:30pm | 12:30c

Good Eats

2pm | 1c

Good Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Cake Hunters

3:30pm | 2:30c

Cake Hunters

4:30pm | 3:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Cupcake Wars

8pm | 7c

Cake Hunters

10pm | 9c

Cake Hunters

10:30pm | 9:30c

Cupcake Wars

11pm | 10c

Cupcake Wars

12am | 11c

Cupcake Wars

1am | 12c

Cake Hunters

2:30am | 1:30c

Trending Videos

So Much Pretty Food Here