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Chorizo-Queso Egg Rolls Recipe
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Chorizo-Queso Egg Rolls Recipe

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Little bites deliver big flavor in this combination of tangy sausage and creamy cheese in crisp wontons. The recipe is an appetizing takeoff on my favorite Mexican entree. —Kari Wheaton, South Beloit, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. + chilling Cook: 5 min./batch
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. + chilling Cook: 5 min./batch
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
  • 6 ounces uncooked chorizo or bulk spicy pork sausage
  • 2 cups crumbled queso fresco
  • 1/4 cup enchilada sauce
  • 1/4 cup chopped green chilies
  • 1 package (12 ounces) wonton wrappers
  • Oil for frying

Directions

  1. For dipping sauce, in a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, sour cream, cream cheese, cilantro and chipotle peppers. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
  2. Crumble chorizo into a large skillet; cook for 6-8 minutes over medium heat or until fully cooked. Drain. Stir in the queso fresco, enchilada sauce and chilies.
  3. Position a wonton wrapper with one point toward you. Place 2 teaspoons of filling in the center. (Keep remaining wrappers covered with a damp paper towel until ready to use.) Fold bottom corner over filling; fold sides toward center over filling. Roll toward the remaining point. Moisten top corner with water; press to seal. Repeat with remaining wrappers and filling.
  4. In an electric skillet, heat 1 in. of oil to 375°. Fry egg rolls in batches for 1-2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Serve warm with dipping sauce. Yield: 4 dozen.
Originally published as Chorizo-Queso Egg Rolls in Country Woman November/December 2006, p29

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.


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Jgranby User ID: 1550136 162189
Reviewed Nov. 14, 2008

"I tried these for a get together that I had with some friends. They loved helping roll the wontons and they were so good! The dip was even really good!"

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