Crispy Wonton with Sweet and Sour Sauce

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For a pretty presentation serve this in a bamboo steamer layer. 
Recipe By: Chai's Island Bistro
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Ingredients

  • Filling:
    • 2 oz ground shrimp
    • 2 oz chopped lobster meat
    • 2 oz ground pork
    • 1 oz chopped fresh shiitake mushrooms
    • 1/2 oz chopped cilantro
    • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seed
    • 2/3 tablespoon Aloha Shoyu (or substitute soy sauce)
    • pinch of fresh ground pepper
    • 1 whole egg
  • Sweet and Sour Sauce:
    • 1 cup sugar
    • 1 cup white vinegar
    • 1 cup ketchup
    • 1/2 teaspoon chili sauce
    • large pinch salt
  • Wonton:
    • 1 package wonton wrappers, round
    • vegetable oil for frying
    • 1/2 cup sweet and sour sauce (below)

Instructions

Combine all filling ingredients in a bowl and set aside.

Sweet and Sour Sauce
In a pot combine all ingredients together, bring to a boil and simmer for a few minutes.  Cool, serve at room temperature.

Assemble & Cook Wonton
Work on a flat surface.  Put 1/4 tablespoon of filling on wonton wrapper in a half moon and brush the edges with an egg wash or water then connect the left and right sides together and seal with water or egg wash.

Preheat the oil to 325F - 350F and fry the wonton until they turn golden brown about two minutes.  Remove from the oil and drain on paper toweling.  Serve with Sweet and Sour dipping sauce.

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