food

Cream Cheese Wontons

Make one of your favorite nontraditional take-out orders at home.

food

Cream Cheese Wontons

Make one of your favorite nontraditional take-out orders at home.

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces (1 package) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 30 wonton wrappers
  • 1 egg, beaten for sealing wontons
  • Oil for frying
  • Sweet chili or sweet and sour sauce for dipping

Steps

  1. In a bowl, combine cream cheese, scallions, and seasonings.
  2. Scoop about half a tablespoon on the center of each wonton, and line the edges with some egg wash.
  3. To close, fold and press one corner onto an opposite corner to form a triangle.
  4. Apply more egg wash onto a corner tip, and fold them over to seal.
  5. Heat oil for deep frying to 350°F.
  6. Carefully fry a few wontons at a time, until crispy and golden brown.
  7. Serve with sauce for dipping.