Crab and Cream Cheese Wontons Recipe

Crab and Cream Cheese Wontons Recipe image by Dawn Bilyeu


Easy and delicious crab and cream cheese wontons. Cream cheese is wonderful in many recipes. Although meant as an appetizer, you can easily devour a dozen of them leaving no room for the actual dinner.

Step 1

Finely mince the scallions. Combine with cream cheese, crab meat, and flour or Wondra.

Step 2

Beat the egg in a small bowl - this will be used to brush the edges of the wonton wrappers before folding, and helps to keep them together.

Step 3

Place large tablespoonfuls of the crab mixture in the center of each wonton skin and brush edges with egg mixture. Fold over to form a triangle, then press edges together to seal.

Step 4

Bring the two side edge corners of the triangle to the middle and press these together to form a ring.

Step 5

Heat oil to 350 degrees in a large, heavy bottomed pan, sufficient to cover the wontons.

Step 6

Fry wontons until golden, turning once, about 2-3 minutes. In order to avoid lowering the temperature of the oil, do not attempt to fry too many at once. Remove with a slotted spoon, drain on paper towels and serve.

Things You'll Need

  • 1 1 pkg Philadelphia Cream Cheese
  • 1 1 can crab meat, drained
  • 1 or
  • 1 1 pckg Luis Kemp crab flakes
  • 1 2 T flour or Wondra
  • 1 3 scallions, minced
  • 1 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 oil for deep fryer
  • 1 Wonton Wrappers

About this Author

Dawn Bilyeu an member who donated this recipe.

Photo by: Dawn Bilyeu