Fried goat cheese 'cigars'

Yield: 24 servings

Measure Ingredient
9 ounces Soft, fresh goat cheese, like Montrachet, crumbled
½ cup Parsley, chopped
1 Egg
1 tablespoon Garlic, minced
1½ teaspoon Paprika
½ teaspoon Salt
½ teaspoon Pepper
24 Wonton wrappers
1 Egg, beaten to blend
¼ cup Oil (or more) for frying

Mix first 7 ingredients in a small bowl. Place a wonton wrapper on work surface. Spoon a scant Tbsp of mixture filling a narrow strip across one end of wrapper, leaving ¼" border on each side. Fold sides in, then roll up like an eggroll, leaving ⅛" border. Brush border with beaten egg and press to seal. Repeat with remaining filling and wrappers.

Heat ¼ cup oil in a large skillet over med-high heat until hot. Add 6 filled wontons andd fry until golden brown, about 1 minute per side. Using tongs, transfer to paper towls to drain. Repeat with remaining wrappers, adding more oil as necessary. Serve hot.

From: Bon Appetit, May 1995, 'The Mediterranean, A Delicious Voyage of Discovery' Typed by: Bob 8-{)

Submitted By ROBERT WHITE On 06-13-95

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