Crab and Cream Cheese Filling

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Makes:
10 servings
Prep:
40 mins
Cook:
1 min
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Crab and Cream Cheese Filling

Ingredients
1
6 ounce can crabmeat, drained, flaked, and cartilage removed
1/2
8 ounce package cream cheese, softened
1
tablespoon snipped chives or sliced green onion
 
Cooking oil or shortening for deep-fat frying
30
wonton wrappers
 
Plum Sauce (see www.bhg.com) or
 
Sweet-and-Sour Dipping Sauce (see www.bhg.com)

Directions

  1. In a mixing bowl combine the crabmeat, cream cheese, and chives or green onion. In a wok or 3-quart saucepan heat 1-1/2 to 2 inches of cooking oil or shortening to 365 degree F.
  2. Place the wonton wrapper with a point toward you. Spoon 2 teaspoons filling just below the center. Fold the bottom point over the filling. Then tuck it under the filling. Roll the wonton wrapper once to cover the filling, leaving about 1 inch unrolled at the top of the wrapper. Moisten the right hand corner of the wrapper with a little water. Grasp the right and left-hand corners of the wrapper. Bring these corners toward you, below the filling. Overlap the left-hand and the right-hand corners. Press the corners together securely to seal.
  3. Fry wontons, a few at a time, in hot oil for 1 to 2-1/2 minutes or until golden, turning once. Using a wire strainer or slotted spoon, remove food fro oil. Drain on a wok rack or on paper towels. Keep warm in a 300 degree F oven while frying remaining wontons.
  4. Serve warm with Plum Sauce or Sweet-and-Sour Dipping Sauce. Makes 10 appetizer servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Crab and Cream Cheese Filling)
    Per serving:
  • 177 kcal cal.,
  • 10 g fat
  • (3 g sat. fat,
  • 25 mg chol.,
  • 295 mg sodium,
  • 17 g carb.,
  • 5 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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