Wonton wrappers are the most common food sheet item used to give a wrapper to the wontons.
The wontons or dumplings are those wrappers or those bite sized meals those are a result of a filling wrapped in a wrapper.
The wonton wrappers are also known as a dumpling wrappers. The wrappers are used by the restaurants as well as the home chefs to give a cover to the wontons they have made.
Wrappers can be made of several materials and serving a different purpose.
But, what if you don’t have them? Are there any alternatives? Let’s find out in this post!
What Can I Use Instead Of Wonton Wrappers?
Egg roll wrappers (frozen egg roll skins) can be used instead of wonton wrappers. Most oriental markets sell these individually and they’re pretty cheap.
They usually come in a 20-25 count package and if you use one egg roll wrapper per roll, it will be enough for about 20 egg rolls in total.
Below are more options you need to know about…
Best Wonton Wrappers To Try
1. Rice Paper Wrappers
When it comes to Chinese cuisine, there are many types of dumplings.
One of the most common dumplings are wonton dumplings. While very delicious, making these dumplings with wonton wrappers can be a little bit messy and time consuming.
If you’re looking for a quick and easy alternative to making wonton wrappers, then you should try making them with rice paper wrappers. Rice paper wrappers are very thin and cook very quickly. They also taste great and can be filled with almost anything.
2. Spring Roll Wrappers
If you’re an avid Chinese food lover and like to make your own dumplings, you may have run out of wonton wrappers and wondered what to do. Wonton wrappers are quite popular and readily available in the refrigerated section of most grocery stores, but sometimes you just can’t find them.
You don’t have to make dumplings without them though.
Spring roll wrappers are almost as good as wonton wrappers and can often be found in the same part of the store as the wonton wrappers. Spring roll and wonton wrappers are almost the same thickness, and can be used in the same way.
They work well for creating dumplings and hand-held foods and can be found at any Asian grocery store.
3. Egg Roll Wrappers
The best egg roll wrappers are made of flour, water, and salt, and can be found in the refrigerated section of most grocery stores. However, egg roll wrappers are not wonton wrappers.
They are two different wrappers used for two different types of dumplings and rolls. Egg roll wrappers are used for egg rolls, while wonton wrappers are used for wontons.
The wrappers are not interchangeable usually, but in case of emergency you can still use egg roll wrappers to make wontons, and vice versa.