Crispy Gau Gee

Featured in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on December 12, 2012.


Crispy Gau Gee

  • 4 large dried shiitake mushrooms, soaked in warm water, stems removed and finely chopped
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 3/4 cup bamboo shoots, chopped
  • 1/4 cup canned water chestnuts, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons green onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Chinese parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons oyster sauce
  • 3/4 cup frozen miniature shrimp, defrosted
  • 1 package fresh wonton wrappers
  • Vegetable oil for frying


  1. Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl except the wrappers and oil.
  2. Place a tablespoon of meat mixture on one half of each square of wrapper; fold over other half and seal the edges with water.
  3. Fry in hot oil at 375°F until golden brown (1-2 minutes on each side).

Makes 4 dozen.

Approximate Nutrient Analysis per serving:
70 calories, 4 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 10 mg cholesterol, 100 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 0 g fiber, 0 g sugar, 3 g protein


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