Cream Cheese Wontons

 Cream Cheese Wontons are a favorite in many Chinese restaurants. These are so easy to make at home and with this recipe, I will show you how you can recreate your favorite Chinese appetizer at home.

homemade cream cheese wontons

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon white onion grated
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons water
  • 48 wonton wrappers
  • vegetable oil for frying

Instructions

  • Combine cream cheese, sugar, and grated while onion. Stir together the cream cheese mixture until it is well blended. Prepare an egg wash by combining one egg and water in a small bowl. To fill wontons with cream cheese mixture, brush egg wash on two sides of the wonton wrapper. Drop about a teaspoon of cream cheese onto the wonton wrapper. There are many ways to close the wonton wrapper. Wet the sides of the wrapper with the egg wash. 
  • Lift up the middle of the 2 opposite sides so that they meet. Squeeze lightly together Bring the middle of the 2 other sides to close the wonton Gently squeeze to close the wonton. The wonton will remain slightly open. Add enough oil for frying into a pot to cover the bottom 4 inches of the pot. Heat the oil to 350 degrees. Drop the wontons in a couple at a time until they are golden brown. Drain on a wire rack or on paper towels. Serve immediately.

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Nutrition

Calories: 50kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 59mg | Potassium: 14mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 70IU | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 0.3mg

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