Jalapeno Popper Wontons

WARNING: Might want to double up on this recipe because once you pop one you won't be able to stop, they're delicious!

Crispy golden and delicious jalapeno popper wontons.

Photo by connie g.

Crispy golden and delicious jalapeno popper wontons.

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  • 1

    package refrigerated square wonton wrappers

  • 1

    (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened

  • 3

    jalapenos, seeds and ribs removed, finely chopped

  • ½

    cup cheddar cheese, shredded

  • Vegetable oil for frying

  • Coarse salt


In a bowl, combine cream cheese, jalapenos, and cheddar cheese. Arrange wontons in a single layer on a baking sheet. Add 1 teaspoon of the filling to the center of each wonton (don't overfill them). Dip your fingers in a bowl of water and run your wet fingers around all edges of each wonton. Fold the wontons over the filling, pinching the edges to seal to make a triangle and removing any air bubbles. Fry wontons in batches in hot oil until browned and crispy. Drain on paper towels and sprinkle with coarse salt. Serve warm.


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