Make Crab Rangoon at Home

Crab Rangoon
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  • Yield: 48 Crab Rangoon (48 servings)
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My version of the popular appetizer.

What You'll Need

  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 8 ounces crab meat (fresh or canned crab meat, drained and flaked)
  • 1 teaspoon red onion (chopped)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon light soy sauce
  • black pepper to taste
  • 1 green onion (finely sliced)
  • 1 large clove garlic (smashed, peeled, and finely minced)
  • 1 package won ton wrappers
  • 1 small bowl water

How to Make It

Combine the cream cheese and crab meat.  Mix in the remaining six filling ingredients (up to the wonton wrappers) one at a time.

On a flat surface, lay out a won ton wrapper in front of you so that it forms 2 triangles (not a square). Wet the edges of the won ton.

Add 1 teaspoon of filling to the middle, and spread it out toward the left and right points of the wrapper so that it forms a log or rectangular shape (otherwise the wrapper may break in the middle during deep-frying).

Fold over the edges of the wrapper to make a triangle. Wet the edges with water and press together to seal.

Keep the completed Crab Rangoon covered with a damp towel or paper towel to keep them from drying out while preparing the remainder.

Heat wok and add oil for deep-frying. When oil is ready (the temperature should be between 360 - 375 degrees), carefully slide in the Crab Rangoon, taking care not to overcrowd the wok. Deep-fry until they are golden brown, about 3 minutes, turning once. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain. Serve hot with Sweet and Sour Sauce or Chinese Hot Mustard.