Deep Fried Dim Sum Wonton Recipe with pork and shrimp filling

Deep Fried Dim Sum Wonton Recipe with pork and shrimp filling

One of my most favorite Deep Fried Wonton Recipe ever. This is a must try. I highly recommend getting everything and making them. You won’t be disappointed.

For Double Batch (Perfect for family)


  • 1) pound of ground boneless Lean Pork
  • 1) 300 gr bag or Raw Shrimp (shell-less or shelled)
  • 1) can water Chestnuts
  • 2) teaspoons Ginger Paste
  • 2) tablespoons Oyster Sauce
  • 1) tablespoon Soy Sauce
  • 2) tablespoons Chinese Rice Wine, Dry Sherry or Rice Vinegar (I use Rice Vinegar)
  • 2) teaspoons Granulated Sugar
  • 2) drops of Sesame Oil
  • Add dash of Salt
  • Freshly ground White Pepper, to taste
  • Wonton Wrappers, as needed


Finely chop shrimp.  Peel (if needed) the water chestnuts and finely chop.  Mince the ginger (unless it’s a paste) until you have 2 teaspoons.
Combine everything in a bowl and mix.

  • Place the teaspoon of filling in the middle of the wrapper and twist to seal.  The final result should resemble a money bag or drawstring purse.
  • Put on one side of a damp towel.  (Cover the wontons with the other side of the towel until ready) or start deep frying.

Deep-frying the wontons:

  • Heat oil for deep-frying to 360 degrees.   Add wonton in small batches and fry, turning occasionally, about 2 minutes or until golden brown.  (Make sure it’s cooked.  It is pork after all.)
  • Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels or newspapers.

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