Jamie Oliver

Prawn & crab wontons

Tasty light bites

Prawn & crab wontons

Makes 30
Cooks In50 minutes
DifficultyNot too tricky
Nutrition per serving
  • Calories
    37
    2%
  • Fat
    0.3g
    0%
  • Saturates
    0g
    0%
  • Protein
    3.1g
    7%
  • Carbs
    5.1g
    2%
  • Sugars
    0.1g
    0%

Of an adult's reference intake

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Ingredients

  • 30 wonton wrappers , (roughly 10cm)
  • cornflour , for dusting
  • groundnut oil , or vegetable oil
  • sweet chilli sauce , to serve
  • For the filling:
  • 1 thumb-sized piece of ginger
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 fresh red chilli
  • ½ bunch of chives
  • 200 g peeled raw tiger prawns
  • 200 g white crabmeat
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • ½ tablespoon sesame oil
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Method

  1. Peel and finely grate the ginger and garlic, then deseed and finely chop the chilli. Very finely slice the chives and prawns, then place it all into a bowl with the crabmeat, oyster sauce and sesame oil. Mix well to combine.
  2. Lay the wonton wrappers on a clean work surface and cover with a damp tea towel to stop them drying out. Lightly dust a tray with cornflour and place a small bowl of water alongside it. Spoon 1 teaspoon of the filling onto the middle of a wrapper, brush the edges with a little water, then bring them up over the filling, pinching them to seal. Place on the flour-dusted tray, then repeat with the remaining ingredients – you should end up with 30 in total.
  3. Pour 5cm of boiling water into a wok or saucepan over a medium-high heat and bring to the boil. Cut out a circle of greaseproof paper so it fits snugly into a bamboo steamer, grease one side with oil, then place oil-side up into the steamer. Add the wontons in a single layer (you’ll need to do this in batches), place the basket on top of the pan, cover and steam for 7 to 8 minutes, or until cooked through. Serve with chilli sauce.

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Nutrition per serving
  • Calories
    37
    2%
  • Fat
    0.3g
    0%
  • Saturates
    0g
    0%
  • Protein
    3.1g
    7%
  • Carbs
    5.1g
    2%
  • Sugars
    0.1g
    0%

Of an adult's reference intake