Fried wontons stuffed with cinnamon flavoured apple dices
Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Serves: 4 Recipe ingredients:
1 cup diced apples
1/2 tsp cinnamon powder
12 wonton wrappers
oil to deep fry
Heat the butter in a pan. When the butter melts, add the diced apples and toss for a minute. Add the sugar and cinnamon powder and saute till the sugar caramelises a little. Cool and set aside.
Keep a little of the stuffing in the centre of the wonton wrapper. seal the edges with water. Fold into a triangle. Turn the triangle halfway and bring the pointed ends together on the other side to look like a ring. deep fry the wontons. serve with a fruit compote, honey or fruit sauce of your choice.
If you would like to make this a vegetarian course, leave out the chicken and add more vegetables or tofu. The secret to making a good curry is to check that your spices are fresh and to cook them until they are aromatic and have lost their ‘raw’ taste.
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