Saturday, May 12, 2007

tung thong : deep-fried thai crispy wantons

Tung Thong : Deep-fried Thai Crispy Wantons

5 to 10 wanton wrappers
5 to 10 of spring onions, cut vertically (3-5 inches) to tie the wantons
1 cup minced pork
2 teaspoons coriander root, finely chopped
2 teaspoons garlic, finely chopped
2 teaspoons of black pepper, finely ground
½ teaspoon soy sauce
2 cups vegetable oil

*using a mortar, pound the coriander root, black pepper and garlic until finely blended.
*then mix with minced pork and soy sauce in a mixing bowl.
*place a wanton wrapper on your palm and put a teaspoon of pork in the centre.
*wrap the minced pork and then tie it tightly with the spring onion.
*if the wanton does not seal well, use egg yolk to help seal the wrapper.
*deep fry in hot oil for 3-5 minutes until golden.
*drain on paper to absorb the excess fat.

*serve with sweet plum sauce

1 comment:

Anna_tapout said...

hello from australia! how are you? great photos - looks really yummy!

i saw your response in Jamie Olivers site in regards to these two restaurants:

"baan klang nam"
288 Soi 14, Rama III road,
Bangkhlo, Bangkholame, Bangkok.
Tel. 02 689 1969

"paung keaw"
108 Sukhumvit 23,
Tel. 02 258 3663, 02 664 0294

I am going to bangkok in november and would really like to try these!
I have also been to mango tree last time i was in bangkok and really loved it, and was in search of something just as good!

Could you please translate these into thai for me, so i can give it to the taxi driver? thanks very much!

if you could kindly reply, or give me an email to