Wonton is a traditional snack in northern China and is especially popular in southern China. They also have many names: Yuntun, Chaoshou, etc.
There are many kinds of fillings for wontons. In theory, wontons can cover everything. You can make the most unique wontons according to your preferences.
Today, let’s take a look at 6 ways to wrap wontons.
- Wonton wrapper
- Wonton filling
5、6 ways to pack wontons
1、You can buy wonton wrappers or make your own.
2、Water is applied to the wonton wrapper.
3、Don’t leave too much air in the wontons when you wrap them, otherwise the wontons will break easily when they are cooked.
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Nutritional value of Wonton
Wontons are very popular in southern China. They are different from dumplings. Wontons have more soup, and there are many kinds of wonton fillings, which are very nutritious. I like shrimp wontons very much. It tastes more delicious. The common ingredients are beef, pork, mutton, celery, onions, carrots and other vegetables. The filling of wontons is rich in protein and dietary fiber, so it is easy to digest, and The taste is good. Because wonton fillings can be made according to your own preferences, wontons are very popular all over the country. The most used ingredients are beef, pork, lamb, celery, cabbage, leeks, carrots, fungus, mushrooms and so on.
When choosing the ingredients for wontons, it is necessary to balance the nutrition, and the meat and vegetables should be balanced, otherwise it will not only affect the taste, but also affect its nutritional balance. People who like to lose weight can put less meat and more vegetables. There are also many kinds of seasonings used to make wonton fillings. You can also increase or decrease them according to your preferences. I will try to reduce the amount of seasonings as much as possible to make the taste of the ingredients more prominent.
What should we pay attention to when wrapping wontons?
When making wonton wrappers I like to use dumpling flour, this flour has a higher stickiness, the wonton wrappers made with it are more chewy and not easy to overcook, use ordinary flour to make wonton wrappers, try to make them thicker , otherwise it is easy to boil. Many people buy wonton wrappers from the supermarket when making wonton wrappers, because it takes more time to make wonton wrappers. At home, all you need to do is to prepare the fillings. Using purchased wonton wrappers to directly wrap wonton wrappers can save a lot of time. When making wontons, the ratio of meat to vegetables is generally 3:7 or 4:6, so that the taste is better and the nutrition is more balanced.
However, you can also adjust it according to your own preferences. If you like meat, you can add more beef or pork, and if you like vegetables, add more carrots or onions. You can also add some fish or shrimp, muscle, etc. Some people just use meat and seasonings without adding vegetables, which is also ok.
How to cook wontons?
Be careful when cooking the wontons. After the pot is boiled with water, pour the wontons into the water, bring to a boil over high heat, and then simmer over low heat. The wonton skin is very thin, so don’t cook it for a long time. After boiling, you can add a small amount of cold water, then wait for it to continue to boil, then add cold water and wait for it to boil again. Repeat this 3 times, and the chaos will be cooked. Wonton soup also needs to be made.
Generally, shrimp, seaweed, and egg ingredients are used, a small amount of sesame oil and salt are added, and then the boiled wontons are poured into the wonton soup, and a bowl of wontons is ready. There are many ways to make wonton soup. I like to add a small amount of vinegar and pepper to it, which makes it more special.
How to wrap wontons?
I have shared 6 ways to wrap wontons. The first time you try it will be difficult, but don’t give up. After a few tries, you will become proficient and you can make very beautiful wontons. I believe you will like it.
how to make Wonton delicious
I like to eat wontons very much. I want to make it delicious, and the most important thing is to make the filling. The choice of ingredients is very important. If you like meat, you can add beef, lamb, pork, shrimp and other ingredients. If you want it to be more nutritionally balanced, you can add more vegetables to it. I like to add carrots, celery, lettuce, cabbage, kelp and other ingredients to wontons.
Moreover, you can add a lot of fillings to make wontons, you can make wontons with different flavors, and you can also choose the ingredients and seasonings according to your own preferences. But when making wontons, be careful not to add too many seasonings. The light-flavored wontons taste more delicious.