My family celebrates Chinese New Year. Why? I have no idea! We are not of Chinese decent. At all. My mom and sister started this tradition when I was in college about 6 years ago.This weekend we will be "celebrating" the new year by getting together and attempting to cook Asian inspired cuisine. I intend to document the day as it is usually quite entertaining!
To get myself in the spirit, I decided to try baked crab rangoons. These are one of my favorites, but of course they're fried. I know they're not going to taste as good baked, but they were still a great little appetizer to my lo mein!
Makes about 24 rangoons
- 24 wonton wrappers
- 8oz low-fat cream cheese
- 1 can crab meat
- 3 green onions, diced into small pieces
- Few dashes low-sodium soy sauce
- Few dashes Worcestershire sauce
- Preheat oven to 350. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Combine all ingredients and mix thoroughly.
- Lay out your wonton wrappers on clean, dry surface. Drop a teaspoon or so into center of each. Put water on each edge of the wrapper so they will fold. You can either follow the directions for folding on the package of wrappers or just wing it like I did. Made for interesting rangoons!
- Spray wontons with cooking spray and bake for about 12-15 minutes. Check on them to be sure they're not burning or exploding!