Definition of wonton
: filled pockets of noodle dough served boiled in soup or fried
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The answer is Cassia, a gem of a restaurant in Santa Monica specializing in inventive dishes like spicy cod wontons, charcuterie fried rice, and Vietnamese pot-au-feu.
Spaghetti & Meatball Mozzarella Sticks: Spaghetti and meatballs wrapped in a wonton with mozzarella and then deep-fried; served with red sauce.
One reason the green chilis wrapped in a wonton and served with a side of guacamole are so popular?
A $572 value, the winner will get one order of eight wontons per week in 2018. The signature dish has been on the menu since the restaurant first opened in 1977 and is a signature food in Louisville.
Bowls can be filled with bacon, edamame beans, sweet potatoes, wonton crisps and more.
Arrange 6 wonton wrappers on the bottom of the lasagna pan, leaving a little space between each one.
Divide the apple mixture among the wonton cups (about 1/8 cup each).
With crispy wontons, mushrooms and sweet and spicy sesame, this burger’s flavors bounce around all your taste buds.
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Origin and Etymology of wonton
Chinese (Guangdong) wàhn-tān
First Known Use: 1934See Words from the same year
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Definition of wonton for English Language Learners
: a Chinese food made of dough that is filled with meat or vegetables and often served boiled in soup
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