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       Title: Crackling Triangles
  Categories: Dim sum, Snacks, Chinese
       Yield: 34 Snacks
       4 oz Spring roll pastry, in
            One sheet
       6 oz Minced beef
       1 ts Soy sauce
       1 ts Sugar
       2 ts Dry sherry
       3 tb Water
       2 tb Oil plus oil for
            -deep frying
       1 tb Grated shallot
       2    Cloves garlic, crushed
       3 tb Chopped onion
       1 ts Chopped red chilli
       1 ts Finely grated fresh
            -root ginger
       1 ts Five spice powder
       1 ts Paprika
            Salt and pepper
   Cut the spring roll sheet into long strips about 3-3.5 cm/1 1/4- lin
   wide. Marinate the minced beef with the soy sauce, 2 teaspoon of the
   sugar,1 teaspoon of the sherry and 2 tablespoons water for 30
   minutes. Heat the 2 tablespoons oil in a wok and saute the shallots,
   garlic and onion until fragrant. Add the chilli, ginger' and beef and
   fry until dry, stirring frequently to prevent the meat from burning.
   Pour in the remaining sherry, sugar, water, the five spice powder,
   paprika and seasoning to taste, then set aside to cool. Place a
   generous teaspoonful of the mixture on to a strip of pastry, then
   fold over the end corner to enclose the meat in a triangle of dough.
   Fold the again from the opposite side then continue folding the dough
   over and over until completely enclosed to make a triangular shaped
   pasty. Tuck the end in neatly. Continue until all the filling and
   pastry is used. Heat the oil for deep frying to 190 c/375 F and deep
   fry the triangles until crisp and golden. Drain on absorbent kitchen
   paper and serve.