happy chinese new year!…

January 26, 2009

hope you have a swell chinese new year!! we spent the weekend eating loads of vietnamese food [my favorite!] and celebrating with my family!

hope the year of the ox goes well for you! and, celebrate tonight with some take out!

{recipe: steamed wontons}
1 lb. ground beef, turkey, or pork
1 tbs. soy sauce
1 tsp. Sugar
½ tsp. Pepper
1/4-1/2 tsp of salt
1 tbs fresh ginger minced
1 tbs fresh garlic minced
¼ cup chopped green onions
3-4 drops sesame oil
2 cups frozen peas & carrots
1 package of wonton skins, preferably round ones
combine all filling ingredients in a large bowl, mix well.
for steamed wontons: Bring water in steamer to a boil.  Place 1 tsp of meat mixture in the middle of a wonton skin.  For steamed wontons, squeeze the edges of the wonton skins towards the top, with some meat still exposed.  Place wontons in steamer for about 10-15 minutes or until wonton skins are translucent and meat inside is cooked.  Serve with dipping sauce.

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