Cheesy Chicken Wontons Recipe

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When hosting an informal get-together with close friends, enlist guests to help assemble these savory snacks from out Test Kitchen. As a reward, they get to eat the fruits of their labor!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh tomato
  • 1 tablespoon salt-free garlic and herb seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 package (12 ounces) wonton wrappers
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • Pizza or spaghetti sauce, warmed

Nutritional Facts

3 each: 129 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 35mg cholesterol, 204mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 10g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 lean meat, 1/2 fat.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the cheese, chicken, onions, tomato, herb seasoning and cayenne. Place about 2 tablespoons in the center of each wonton wrapper. Brush edges with egg; fold corner over, making a triangle. Seal seams.
  2. In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat 1 in. of oil to 375°. Fry wontons, a few at a time, for 1 to 1-1/2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Serve warm with pizza or spaghetti sauce. Yield: about 4 dozen.
Originally published as Cheesy Chicken Wontons in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2004, p38

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smstuff001 User ID: 2829622 207334
Reviewed Sep. 4, 2009

"I have made this for many parties and everyone wants the recipe. It is always a big hit. I really don't change it much."

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