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Goat Cheese Wontons Recipe

Goat Cheese Wontons Recipe

Tangy goat cheese and fresh herb flavors shine through in every bite of these crispy bundles. The egg roll-like snacks are a simple, but impressive addition to your holiday appetizer offerings.—Carla DeVelder, Mishawaka, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup crumbled goat cheese
  • 1 teaspoon each minced fresh basil, parsley and chives
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Dash salt and pepper
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 16 wonton wrappers
  • Oil for deep-fat frying

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the cheese, herbs, garlic, salt and pepper. Beat egg and water.
  • 2. Place 1 tablespoon cheese mixture in the center of a wonton wrapper. (Keep remaining wrappers covered with a damp paper towel until ready to use.) Fold bottom corner over filling. Fold sides toward center over filling. Moisten remaining corner with egg; roll up tightly to seal.
  • 3. In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Fry wontons, a few at a time, for 30-60 seconds on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Yield: 16 wontons.