Sichuan-Style Wontons in Red Oil
Chinese food experts Kei Lum and Diora Fong Chan fill these Sichuan-style wontons with ground pork and napa cabbage. The wontons are topped with a red oil flavored with chili powder, garlic, ginger and crushed Sichuan peppercorns. Bonus: The wontons can be made ahead and frozen for up to a month.This recipe originally appeared in CHINA: THE COOKBOOK by Kei Lum and Diora Fong Chan.
The wontons can be frozen for up to a month. Spread out the uncooked wontons on a plate, freeze until firm, and then transfer them to a freezer bag. When ready to serve, put the frozen wontons into a saucepan of cold water and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. When the wontons float to the surface, add 1/4 cup (2 fl oz/60 ml) cold water and return to a boil.