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Chilli wonton

Chilli wonton

Shefali zala Zala
Prep Time
30 Mins
Cook Time
15 Mins
Serving
4 People
Views
107

Ingredients

  • For the Chili Oil 1 1/2 tbsp Sichuan peppercorns • 1/2 cup avocado, vegetable, peanut or canola oil • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped (approximately 1 tbsp) • 1 oz ginger, finely chopped (approximately 1 tbsp) 1 green onions, finely chopped, separate white and green part 3 tbsp Thai chili flakes, you can substitute to regular red chili flakes to tone down the spiciness • 1 tsp sugar • 1/2 tsp salt For the Wontons in Chili Oil (for 4 servings) • 18 to 20 fresh or frozen wontons • 2 heaping tbsp chili oil (recipe above) 1 tbsp black vinegar • 1 tbsp soy sauce • 1/4 to 1/2 tsp sugar to your taste For the garnish chopped cilantro sesame seeds

Description

Enjoy these delicious vegan dumplings with a mixed vegetable filling - perfect as an appetizer, ...

Directions

1 Lightly toast Sichuan peppercorns in a dry pan over medium heat for 2 minutes or until you can smell the aroma.  Transfer to a mortar and grind with pestle as same texture as chili flakes, set aside.  

2 Heat oil in a small saucepan over medium low heat.

 3 Meanwhile, combine garlic, ginger, white part of green onion, chili flakes, sugar, salt and Sichuan pepercorns in a heat proof bowl.  Carefully pour hot oil over the ingredients.  Aware that the oil will boil immediately.  Stir and set a side.  You can keep this chili oil for 30 days on a pantry. 

 4 Boil a pot of water to cook wontons.  You can use store bought frozen or homemade fresh ones ... it all works for this recipe!  Cook the wontons until fully cooked, about 5 minutes.

5 Meanwhile , combine chili oil , black vinegar , soy sauce and sugar in a small mixing bowl .

6 Remove cooked wontons from the boiling water with a strain spatular and place on a serving plate . When the wontons are still popping hot , pour the chili oil mixture right on top . Garnish with green part of green onion , cilantro and sesame seeds . Serve immediately . Enjoy !