Preventing Dumpling Wrappers From Sticking Together

Maintaining the perfect texture and flavor of dumplings is key for a delicious eating experience. With the proper storing techniques, the wrappers remain non-stick, preserving that signature flavor everyone loves.


Wonton wrappers are a crucial component of wontons and are easily recognizable by many. If you’re wondering how to store packaged wonton wrappers in a simple and efficient manner, continue reading.

1. How to store wonton wrappers

Wonton wrappers can be stored for different durations depending on their storage location: 1-2 days at room temperature, about 1 week in the refrigerator, and 1-2 months in the freezer.

To store wonton wrappers for an extended period of time, simply place them in a dedicated food storage box, seal the lid tightly, and store them in a dry and cool place in either the freezer or refrigerator. Freezer storage is recommended to prevent the wonton wrappers from drying out and becoming damaged.

How to store wonton wrappersHow to store wonton wrappers

2. How to store packaged wontons

For wontons in the refrigerator

If you have packaged wontons at home or bought them from a store, you can divide them into smaller portions and store them in the freezer for approximately 1 month. When you’re ready to cook, simply thaw them and incorporate them into your dish.

Storing wontons in the refrigeratorStoring wontons in the refrigerator

For fried wontons

To store fried wontons, place them in a bag and use a vacuum sealer to remove any air inside the bag. Then, store the bag of wontons in the freezer. When you’re ready to cook, simply thaw them in the refrigerator and use them immediately. Fried wontons can be stored using this method for up to 2 months.

Storing fried wontonsStoring fried wontons

3. How to cook frozen wontons

Cooking thawed frozen wontons:

  • Warming up wontons in the microwave: Place frozen wontons in a bowl and pour filtered water over them, ensuring that the wontons are submerged. Without covering the bowl, heat them in the microwave on high for approximately 1-2 minutes.
  • Boiling wontons: Bring 2 liters of water to a boil in a pot on the stove. Add the thawed wontons to the pot and cook them over medium heat until large bubbles appear, which should take around 5-10 minutes. Use a fork or spoon to remove the wontons and use them immediately.
  • Pan-frying wontons: Heat a little oil in a hot pan over medium heat. Add the wontons and pan-fry them until they turn light brown and are hot on both sides.

Cooking thawed frozen wontonsCooking thawed frozen wontons

Cooking frozen unthawed wontons:

Step 1: Boiling water

Start by boiling 2 liters of water on the stove. Add 2 teaspoons of salt to the boiling water and stir until the salt dissolves.

Step 2: Boiling wontons

Once the salt has dissolved, reduce the heat to low and add the wontons to the pot. Use a fork to stir and boil for 5 minutes or until the wontons are soft and hot. Remove them from the pot and use them immediately.

Cooking frozen unthawed wontonsCooking frozen unthawed wontons

We hope you find these methods helpful in properly storing and preserving the delicious taste of packaged wonton wrappers. Try them out and enjoy your wontons for a longer period of time!