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Crab and Cream Cheese Wontons

Tasty Crab and Cream Cheese Wontons

Do you need a tasty appetizer to feed the whole crowd? Well try out this Crab and Cream Cheese Wontons recipe and you’ll be worry-free. This Crab and Cream Cheese Wontons recipe makes enough to feed everyone at your party and you will be delighted just how easy they are to prepare. In fact you will probably have everyone asking you for the recipe.

Crab Rangoon Recipe

Crunchy outer layer with a cream cheese and delicate crab filling of Crab Rangoon are a taste treat for a hungry crowd. These Crab Rangoon are quick and easy to prepare and will fill the appetizer requirements for the hostess of any crowd. These are great for family get togethers, hosting seasonal sports events, even a teenage slumber party. They go over great on family movie night to enjoy during movies instead of the typical Popcorn or pizza.

They are appetizers that everyone will enjoy from the youngest to the oldest. For an easy Movie night appetizer tray accompany these Crab Rangoon with mini eggrolls and beverages of your choice. No matter when or how you decide to serve these, serve them warm. The creamy cream cheese melded with the decadent crab and crisp wonton wrapper is a taste that demands more. They are nearly an addiction in themselves. Not necessarily diet friendly, but oh… the temptation of these little wonders is almost worth crashing any diet.

Have You Ever Made Your Own Crab Rangoon?

How to Prepare Tasty Crab and Cream Cheese Wontons
Summary: Crab and cream cheese wontons are crispy on the outside and deliciously hot and smooth on the inside. The filling is made with crab, cream cheese, green onion and more.
Cuisine: Chinese
Recipe type: Seafood
Serves: 14
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  • 1 quart oil for deep frying
  • 2 egg whites
  • 14 oz wonton wrappers
  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 finely chopped bunch green onions
  • 1 lb softened cream cheese
  • 12 oz imitation crabmeat
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  1. Heat the oil to 375 degrees F in a deep pot.
  2. Combine the sesame oil with the cream cheese, imitation crabmeat, soy sauce, garlic, Worcestershire sauce and green onions.
  3. Place about a teaspoon of this mixture in the center of each wonton wrapper.
  4. Put the egg whites in a small bowl and, using your fingers, spread egg white over two edges of the wonton wrappers.
  5. Fold them into triangles and press to seal the edges, making sure all the air is out.
  6. Deep fry the wontons in small batches until golden brown (this takes about 3 minutes) then drain them on paper towels and serve warm.

Photo Description:

Photo Credit: Mmm… Crab Rangoon by jeffreyw, on Flickr

You can see from the picture how crispy these are going to be and how they will break apart in your mouth to release the creamy, fishy filling. Crab Rangoon wontons are incredibly flavorful, and they are not even expensive to make if you use imitation crab. Nobody will care whether you are using imitation crab or not when they taste one of these, because the overall flavor is just so good. Let these cool down for 10 minutes so no one burns their mouth by grabbing one as soon as they smell that incredible aroma.

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