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  • Serves: 48 Servings

Gow Gees

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Category: Pork, Chinese, Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • Stephen Ceideburg


1 c Water
1/2 c White vinegar
1/2 c Sugar
1/4 c Tomato paste
4 ts Cornstarch

1 oz Dried mushrooms
Boiling water
48 Wonton wrappers (about 1
2 oz Shrimp
4 oz Uncooked boneless lean pork
3 Green onions
2 ts Soy sauce
1/2 ts Grated pared fresh ginger
1 sm Clove garlic, crushed
3 c Vegetable oil

Here's a Chinese appetizer that looks greatcrescents of deep fried wonton
skins stuffed with pork, shrimp and other goodies.

For Sauce:

1. Combine water, vinegar, sugar, tomato paste and cornstarch in small
saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sauce boils.
Boil and stir 1 minute. . Keep sauce warm.

For Gow Gees:

2. Place mushrooms in bowl and cover with boiling water. Let stand 30
minutes. Drain and squeeze out excess water.

3. Cut wonton wrappers into circles using 3-inch (8 cm) biscuit or cookie
cutter. Cover wrappers with plastic wrap to avoid excessive drying.

4. Remove shells and back veins from shrimp. Finely chop shrimp, pork,
onions and mushrooms with cleaver, sharp knife or food processor. Transfer
chopped foods to large bowl. Add soy sauce, ginger and garlic. Mix well.

5. Place level teaspoon (5 mL) pork mixture onto center of each wonton
circle. Brush edges with water. Fold circles in half over filling, pressing
edges firmly together to seal.

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