“I created this appetizer when I had some leftover phyllo dough in the freezer. It’s perfect for a party because it looks elegant but is easy to make. I serve the shrimp with two sauces, so guests can decide if they’re in a sweet or spicy mood!”
—Sonali Ruder, New York, New York
“Chinese take-out can be high in sodium, fat and calories, so these crispy appetizers are a nice alternative. Whenever my husband craves a take-out egg roll, I make these instead,” shares Barbra Annino of Galena, Illinois.
Although these Asian-inspired appetizers feel fancy, they're actually easy to prepare. Baking the rangoon instead of deep frying them not only saves time but reduces the mess.—Sue Bennett, Shelburn, Indiana
Sesame seeds create an attractive coating for this easy cracker spread. Be sure to watch when you’re toasting them; they burn easily. You’ll find rice crackers in the ethnic food aisle. You can use any flavor, but the wasabi ones are very tasty.
—Tammie Balon, Boyce, Virginia
I've always loved egg rolls, but every recipe I saw seemed too complicated. So I decided to start with a packaged coleslaw mix. Now I can make these yummy treats at a moment's notice.—Samantha Dunn, Leesville, Louisiana
The fresh flavors of cucumber and smoked salmon are delicious, but it's the presentation here that will stop guests in their tracks. There's no cooking with these beauties. Just assemble and watch them disappear! —Heidi Hall, North St. Paul, Minnesota