Fried goat cheese "cigars"

Yield: 24 Servings

Measure Ingredient
9 ounces Goat Cheese -- such as
Montrachet,
Crumbled
½ cup Fresh Parsley -- chopped
1 Egg
1 tablespoon Garlic -- minced
1½ teaspoon Paprika
½ teaspoon Salt
½ teaspoon Pepper
24 Won-Ton Wrappers -- this is
Approximate
1 Egg -- beaten
¼ cup Vegetable Oil -- or more for
Frying

Mix in first 7 ingredients in small bowl. Place 1 wonton wrapper on work surface. Spoon 1 scant tablespoon filling in narrow strip across 1 end of wonton, leaving ¼-inch border on sides. Fold sides in, then rool up as for egg roll, leaving a ⅛-inch border. Brush border with egg wash and press to seal. Repeat with remaining wontons and filling. (Can be prepared 8 hours ahead. Arrange in single layer on plastic-lined baking sheet. Cover and refrigerate). Heat ¼ cup oil in large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add 6 filled wontons and fry until a deep golden brown, turning once, about 1 minute per side. Using tongs, transfer to paper towels and drain. Repeat with remaining wontons in 3 more batches, adding more oil to skillet as necessary. Serve hot.

Recipe By : Bon Appetit May 1995, pg. 185/RobieLynn From: Date: File

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