Steamed Shrimp Wontons
While many people enjoy crispy fried wontons, many have also asked for a good steamed wonton recipe. I love these shrimp wontons because they include my favorite protein, shrimp.
Shrimp is such a versatile choice for many recipes, and I especially enjoy how they taste in these wontons.
Delicious Shrimp Wontons
I rummaged through my fridge today and found some leftover wonton skins and whipped up these wontons with dipping sauces: ginger vinegar sauce. They were simply delicious.
I love steamed wontons because it makes them extremely juicy, and you can really taste the filling.
Changing Steamed Wontons to Baked or Fried
If you would like to change the shrimp wontons to the popular baked version, you can fold these wontons into triangles and bake them at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for around 5-7 minutes on a baking sheet.
You can go ahead and deep fry these wontons too for around 1-2 minutes. Be careful not to burn them, because they fry super fast!
What Dishes to Serve with this Recipe?
This meal is best served with ginger and vinegar sauce.
For a complete wonton feast, I recommend the following recipes.
Pairs well with:
Shrimp Wontons Recipe
Shrimp wontons – easy peasy shrimp wontons recipe with shrimp, wrapped with wonton skin and boil/steam. SO easy & delicious!!!
- 3/4 lb shrimp, shelled and deveined
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon oil
- 1 teaspoon peeled, grated fresh ginger
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1 tablespoon Chinese rice wine
- 1 teaspoon sesame oil
- 2 teaspoons cornstarch
- 3 sprigs coriander, leaves only, minced
- 2 water chestnuts, peeled and finely chopped, (optional)
- 3 dashes ground white pepper
- 1/2 beaten egg for sealing wontons
1Coarsely chop the shrimp into pieces (not too small) and mix well with the rest of the ingredients. Set aside. Fill each wonton skin with about 1 heaping teaspoon of the filling and seal the wonton skin with the beaten egg.
2Boil the wontons in boiling water for a couple of minutes or until they float to the top or you may also steam the shrimp wontons for about 6-8 minutes. Serve hot with ginger vinegar dipping sauce.
Ginger Vinegar Dipping Sauce Recipe Ingredients: 2 teaspoons peeled, grated fresh ginger 2 tablespoons soy sauce, 2 tablespoons dark vinegar, 1 tablespoon chopped scallion
Method: Mix the above ingredients and set aside.