Curry Won Tons
1 package of Won Ton wrappers
Vegetable oil for frying or a deep fryer
3 cups of savoy cabbage, shredded
2 cups carrot, shredded
1/2 bag bean sprouts, washed and drained
1 can water chestnuts, drained and chopped
1 Tbsp fresh ginger, grated/minced
2 garlic cloves, grated/minced
2 Tbsp Kikkoman soy sauce, more to taste if needed
1 Tbsp Curry powder
Heat a large fry pan or wok over medium high heat. Add 1 Tbsp vegetable oil.
Stir fry the cabbage and carrot about 2 minutes. Add bean sprouts, water chestnuts, ginger, garlic and curry powder. Toss to combine and continue to cook another 4-5 minutes. Add soy sauce. Toss.
Add about 1/4 cup of water to the pan, cover and reduce heat to medium. Cook another 2 minutes.
Remove lid, toss, taste. If you require more salt, add more soy sauce.
Remove from heat.
Place colander over bowl, and place filling into colander. Let sit to drain and cool.
Prepare countertop area with wax paper, a damp cloth and a small bowl with cornstarch and water.
Prepare your deep fryer. If using a pot, carefully heat oil using a themother, to 350. Be sure not to add more than half a pot full of oil.
Spread out won ton wrappers on wax paper. Cover the remaining wrappers with damp cloth while you work with the others.
pPlace about 1 rounded tablespoon of filling in the middle of each wrappers. Using your finger tip, rub the cornstarch mixture around the edges as 'glue'.
Fold into triangle and press firmly to seal, pressing out the filling to remove air pockets.
Once you have all formed, place on tray and start to fry in batches of 4 to 6, at a time.
Flip after a minute, and cook till golden. This shouldn't take more than a couple of minutes.
Remove with a spider spoon and drain on pan lined with paper towels and cooling rack.
Up-A-Notch Plum Sauce
1 bottle of VH Plum Sauce
2 Tbsp Rice vinegar
1 Tbsp brown sugar
1 tsp onion powder
1/2 Tbsp fresh ginger, grated/minced
1 clove garlic, grated/minced
1 tsp red chilies
Whisk together in a small pot. Bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool. Serve with your Won Tons.