pork + prawn wontons with chilli soy dressing

Updated: Oct 13

makes: 30 wontons

prep time: 35 minutes

cook time: 6 minutes


250g fatty pork mince

150g king prawns, chopped

3 spring onions, finely sliced

2cm piece ginger, grated

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 tbsp shaoxing wine

2 tsp sesame oil

1 tsp sugar

salt and pepper to taste

30 wonton wrappers

cornflour, for dusting

chilli soy dressing

6 tbsp chilli oil

3 tbsp soy sauce

3 tbsp rice wine vinegar

2cm piece ginger, grated

2 garlic cloves, minced

1 tsp sesame oil


handful coriander, chopped

2 tbsp sesame seeds, toasted

2 spring onions, sliced


in a large mixing bowl combine all of the filling ingredients and mix well with your hands

take a wonton wrapper in the palm of your hand and add a teaspoon of mixture to the center of the wrapper

dip your finger in a cup of water and line a v shape around one side the wrapper, fold the wonton wrapper over and press to stick to the other side

seal around the sides of the filling making sure you get rid of any air bubbles

fold the two pointy sides in towards each other and press together with a little more water so they are connected

sprinkle a plate with a light dusting of cornflour to place wontons on once folded

combine dressing ingredients in a bowl and whisk together, set aside

bring a large pot of water to the boil and cook the wontons for 6 minutes

transfer wontons to a serving bowl and pour over the chilli soy dressing

garnish with the chopped coriander, spring onions and toasted sesame seeds