• Chicken and Basil Wontons

    4 monthes ago - By Not Eating Out in New York

    This wonton filling is proudly-if improbably-fashioned after san bei ji or Three Cup Chicken. This is one of the ultimate dishes from Taiwan, and one I love enough to try to twist into different forms any day. It starts with a deeply satisfying blend of soy sauce, sesame oil and rice wine , and it's splashed with copious aromatics-garlic, ginger and basil. I wanted to get its zingy, herbal flavors inside a wonton for a refreshing filling based on chicken (since I didn't feel like going out of my way to get ground pork).
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