Won Tons Recipe

  Chinese Appetizer

1/2 lb. ground pork
1/4 lb. tiny cooked shrimp, chopped
1/4 cup finely chopped water chestnuts
1/4 cup finely chopped green onion
1/2 tsp. finely chopped fresh ginger
1 to 2 cloves garlic, minced
Few drops of sesame oil
3 to 4 reconstituted Chinese mushrooms, finely chopped
1/2 tbs. saki or sherry
Dash of salt
1 tsp. cornstarch
1 to 2 tbs. soy sauce
1 pakage won ton wrappers
Oil for frying

Mix well all the ingereients, except the won ton wrappers. Place 1/2 teaspoon of filling in the center of each wrapper. Moisten the edges with water and fold to form a triangle. Fold the top of the triangle to meet the fold. Overlap the two corners and press together firmly.

Heat the oil in a wok or skillet. Add the won tons, a few at a time, and fry until browned. Serve warm with hot mustard or a sweet-and-sour sauce.
Makes 4 dozen.

Won Tons

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