BASIC PREPARATIONS, CHINESE DUMPLINGS

HOW TO CLOSE WONTON: 4 EASY FOLDS WITH STEP BY STEP GUIDE

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Wonton is the easiest dumpling to make at home. The filling is usually with meat (pork and chicken are the most common options) or shrimp. As for the wrappers, you could find them in almost every Asian grocery store. The folding methods are even easier to master comparing to the traditional ways of folding the Chinese dumplings.

In this recipe I am showing you 4 easy ways to fold the wonton. Get ready to have fun folding wonton at home!

COME CHIUDERE I RAVIOLI: 4 CHIUSURE DI WONTON CINESI

4 EASY FOLDS OF CHINESE WONTON 馄饨的四种包法

Recipe by Sasha WangCourse: BASIC PREPARATIONSCuisine: CHINESEDifficulty: LOW

INGREDIENTS

Preparation

  • 1. THE TRIANGLE FOLD
  • Place the filling at the center of the wrapper. Then wet the edges.
  • Fold the wrapper diagonally to form a triangle.
  • Wet the lower-left angle and bring the two angles towards each other.
  • Place the right angle on the left (wet) one. Press to seal.COME CHIUDERE I RAVIOLI: 4 CHIUSURE DI WONTON CINESI
  • 2. THE YUAN BAO FOLD
  • Place the filling at the center of the wrapper. Then wet the edges.
  • Half fold the wrapper to form a rectangle.
  • Wet the lower-left angle and bring the two angles towards each other.
  • Place the right angle on the left (wet) one. Press to seal.COME CHIUDERE I RAVIOLI: 4 CHIUSURE DI WONTON CINESI chiusura al forma di yuan bao
  • 3. THE CANTONESE FOLD
  • Place the filling at the center of the wrapper. Wet the area around the filling.
  • Bring the lower angle upwards and press the middle point to seal.
  • Casually bring the wrapper on the left side towards the center. Do the same with the right side.
  • Hold the wonton between the index fingers and thumbs, press the area surrounding the filling to seal.COME CHIUDERE I RAVIOLI: 4 CHIUSURE DI WONTON CINESI chiusura alla cantoneseThis is a folding method commonly used in the Cantonese style wonton making.
  • 4. THE FISH FOLD
  • Place the filling at the lower third area of the wrapper.
  • Bring the lower angle up to wrap the filling inside.
  • Roll the wrapper twice from the bottom upwards.
  • Wet the left wing of the wrapper and bring the two wings towards each other.
  • Place the right wing on the left (wet) one. Press to seal.COME CHIUDERE I RAVIOLI: 4 CHIUSURE DI WONTON CINESI chiusura al forma di pesceCOME CHIUDERE I RAVIOLI: 4 CHIUSURE DI WONTON CINESI chiusura al forma di pesce

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