Memphis Wontons

Memphis Wontons

Barbeque pulled pork is deep fried in wonton wrappers in this mashup of Southern bbq with an Asian-inspired twist.

Ready in: 25 m

Calories: 410

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces cooked pulled pork, chopped
  • 1/2 white onion, minced
  • 1 (12 ounce) package wonton wrappers
  • 2 quarts canola oil
  • 1 cup barbeque sauce
  • Recipe Instructions

    1. Mix pulled pork and onion together in a bowl.
    2. Spoon pork mixture, about 1 teaspoon per wonton, onto the center of each wonton wrapper. Moisten 2 of the 4 sides of each wrapper with water and fold wrapper over filling, forming a triangle. Press to seal.
    3. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) or until almost smoking.
    4. Working in batches, fry wontons in the hot oil until golden brown, about 1 minute. Transfer cooked wontons to crumpled paper towels. Serve immediately with barbeque sauce.

    Directions

    • Prep20 m
    • Cook5 m
    • Ready In25 m
    1. Mix pulled pork and onion together in a bowl.
    2. Spoon pork mixture, about 1 teaspoon per wonton, onto the center of each wonton wrapper. Moisten 2 of the 4 sides of each wrapper with water and fold wrapper over filling, forming a triangle. Press to seal.
    3. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) or until almost smoking.
    4. Working in batches, fry wontons in the hot oil until golden brown, about 1 minute. Transfer cooked wontons to crumpled paper towels. Serve immediately with barbeque sauce.

      Footnotes

      • Cook’s Note:
      • If you prepare wontons in advance, cover and refrigerate the filled wrappers until ready to fry.
      • Editor’s Note:
      • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. Amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and specific type of oil used.
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