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Besides cream cheese or pork/cabbage, what is a good filling for won tons? We have gotten into a rut.

asked by MarcusV about 6 years ago

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added about 6 years ago

Shrimp, tofu, spinach, mushrooms, beef, really 'almost' anything.

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added about 6 years ago

Also: ricotta, squash, sweet potato, pumpkin.

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pierino

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added about 6 years ago

Frankly I think cream cheese, like tofu, totally bites ass anyway. A mixture of ground pork and cooked shrimp would be a bit more traditional and tasty.

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added about 6 years ago

Indian style Seasoned potato curry, spiced Paneer, shredded vegetables with a peanut , ginger/soy sauce flavoring...

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added about 6 years ago

I love the idea of a potato curry, kind of like a samosa.

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added about 6 years ago

Also, some chicken, ginger and green onions...whirl around in a mini food processor and serve with a great dipping sauce like the one with my spring rolls http://www.food52.com/recipes...

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added about 6 years ago

The back cover of Gourmet's May 2009 issue (yes I am THAT kind of nerd) had three fantastic dumpling recipes - one was for a sweet indian dessert style one, one was a thai shrimp filling and one was a spicy beef filling. I remember it so well because I've made the sweet indian one for dessert several times and the shrimp filling one was AWESOME. I'm sure you could find the recipes on epicurious.com.....

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added about 6 years ago

This are amazing. An afghan dumping stuffed with green onion, topped with a spiced lamb and yogurt sauce.
http://www.food52.com/recipes....

You could take that idea except filling the dumplings with a spiced Mediterranean meat mixture. (ground meat, mint, cumin, thyme, oregano, lemon zest, cinnamon, garlic and steam them; and served with a tazaki sauce and garnish of chopped tomatoes and parsley.
(think a deconstructed Gyro).

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added about 6 years ago

Yes! Yes! Great idea! Definitely will try! Man, I love this app.

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added about 6 years ago

In my town (Portland, OR) there's a food cart called The Dump Truck that has a few different kinds. They've got the traditional pork and cabbage; and a portabello, rice noodle and ginger. Well, they also have a bacon cheeseburger one, but that may not be quite what you're looking for. But the portabello, rice noodle and ginger ones are really good!

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added about 6 years ago

Oh! They also have a potato curry one with leeks garlic and coconut milk.

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added about 6 years ago

try shredded cooked chicken, sour cream, chili powder, cumin, garlic, cilantro, and diced pickled jalapenos. it should look like a creamy, smooth chicken salad. you can also put the wonton wrappers in a greased mini muffin tin with this mixture in the center for a little "quiche-like" bite.

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