1 pound cooked ground beef, pork or chicken (optional)
Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
Drain chow mein vegetables and mince. Place in medium bowl and
add garlic, soy sauce, mustard and sweet and sour sauce; mix until
well combined. If using meat, mix it in now.
wrappers on a clean surface. Place a tablespoon of filling in the
center of each wrapper. Top with a second wonton wrapper and seal
by dampening the edges of the wrappers with cold water and pinching
In a saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. When
a piece of vegetable tossed into the oil bubbles and sizzles, the
oil is hot enough. Carefully fry the dumplings, turning them over
so they do not stick. Fry for only 3 minutes on each side, or until
beginning to brown. Place dumplings on an ungreased baking sheet
and bake for 10 minutes.
Serve hot, with dipping sauces - hot mustard, sweet and sour or soy sauce.
Yield: 36 dumplings
These dumplings may be frozen and reheated in the oven.