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Fried Cream Cheese Wontons Recipe

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This recipe for Fried Cream Cheese Wontons, by , is from The Adams & Young Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Susan Adams
Added: Friday, March 24, 2006


1 quart oil for deep frying
2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 (12 ounce) package imitation crabmeat, flaked
1 (5oz) can water chestnuts, drained and
5 green onions, chopped
2 (14 ounce) packages wonton wrappers

1. Heat oil in a large, heavy saucepan to
375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
2. In a medium bowl, mix the cream cheese,
soy sauce, imitation crabmeat, water
chestnuts and green onions.
3. Place approximately 1 teaspoon of the cream
cheese mixture in the center of each wonton
wrapper. Fold into triangles and seal edges with
moistened fingers.
4.In small batches, fry the wontons in the hot oil 3
to 4 minutes, until golden brown. Drain on paper

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Preparation Time:
50 minutes




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