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Spring Rolls with Shrimp
From Dorothy McNett's Recipe Book at www.dorothymcnett.com.
1 package extra-firm tofu
Drain and pat dry tofu. Finely mince shrimp and tofu. Marinate in mixture of soy sauce, cornstarch, salt, pepper, and cilantro. Heat the 2 tablespoons oil in fying pan. Fry the shrimp and tofu mixture 2-3 minutes. Remove to a bowl. Add shredded cabbage to pan. Cook and stir 1 minute. Add soy sauce, stock, sesame oil, cornstarch, and green onions, cooking until thickened. Add shrimp/tofu mixture and stir well. Cool. Work with 2-3 wrappers at a time and keep the others covered with a towel. Place the wrappers on a flat surface with one pointed side facing you. Place 2 tablespoons filling on won ton wrapper across the center but not all the way to the edges. Roll the pointed edge that is close to you over the filling, tucking the tip under. Then fold right side toward center, then left side toward center, continue rolling into a tight roll. Stick outer edge of skin to roll with flour paste. Place with the seam face down to hold tightly and to keep its shape until time for frying. Heat oil in pan to 375 degrees and deep fry about 8-10 at a time, about 3 minutes, turning them as they brown on the bottom. Drain on paper towels and serve with dipping sauces.
Recipe created 1998-06-02.