Crispy Pulled Pork Wontons
16 oz pulled pork or ground pork1 Tblspn minced fresh ginger root3 cloves garlic, minced2 Tblspn chopped cabbage (optional)1 Tblspn bicolor shredded carrots1 ea green onion, chopped1 Tblspn fresh lime juice½ tsp McCormick crushed red pepper flakes1 Tblspn Roland Sesame oil1 dash Kikkoman soy sauceKosher salt and coarse ground black pepper1 each egg white, beaten2 quarts peanut or vegetable oil for frying
Combine the pork, ginger, garlic, green onion, lime juice, crushed red pepper, cabbage, carrots, sesame oil and soy sauce. Mix in a large bowl, and season with kosher salt and coarse black pepper.Separate the wonton wrappers and lay them out on a clean surface. Spoon 1 Tablespoon of the mixture into the center of each wrapper. Moisten the edges of the wonton wrappers with water, fold over the filling, or gather edges like a dumpling. Press together to seal, brush each wonton with egg white to seal.In a sautÃ© pan, add oil and preheat to 365 degrees F. Gently drop wontons into the hot oil and cook until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Remove to paper towels to drain.You can make a simple sauce by combining 2 Tblspn of rice wine vinegar with 1 Tblspn of soy sauce mix thoroughly to dip your wonton in. Great for tailgating or an appetizer for that dinner party! Enjoy!