Spicy seafood wontons

Yield: 2 Servings

Measure Ingredient
4 ounces Neufchatel cheese
1 cup Crabmeat, imitation or fresh
5 \N Green Onions, chopped
½ teaspoon Tabasco Sauce
1 \N Garlic Clove, minced
25 \N Wonton -or- Pot Sticker Wrappers, or Gyoza (round Japanese skins)
1 tablespoon Vegetable Oil
¼ cup Water

A splash of Tabasco spices up these tasty appetizers.

Combine first 5 ingredients in food processor or blender until smooth.

Add 2 teaspoons of this filling to the middle of a wonton wrapper, fold in half over the mixture, and seal edges.

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

Place wontons in skillet and cook just until lightly browned on both sides.

Gradually pour water into skillet; cover immediately.

Allow to steam 1 minute.

Drain wontons with slotted spoon.

Serve immediately.

Yield: 12 servings, approximately 1 cup mixture, 24 wontons One Serving = 2 wontons Calories: 72 Protein: 4 g Fat: 4 g Carbohydrate: 4 g Fiber: < 1 g Cholesterol: 38mg Sodium: 42 mg Potassium: 40 mg

Exchange: 1 Medium-Fat Meat

Source: "The U.C.S.D. Healthy Diet for Diabetes, a Comprehensive Nutritional Guide and Cookbook," by Susan Algert, M.S., R.D.; Barbara Grasse, R.D., C.D.E.; and Annie Durning, M.S., R.D.

Shared by: Norman R. Brown

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