Wednesday, May 27, 2009
So you've got all these leftover wonton wrappers. What do you do? Make more dumpling? Nah. I've got a fun solution to change it up a bit.
I had a few wrappers left from those potstickers and I didn't want them to go waste or just sit in the fridge. I thought of those fried wonton strips that some Chinese restaurants serve as a starter or over some entrees. As many of you know, I try to avoid deep-frying as much as possible. So it was off to the oven. I threw in a tiny twist as well by adding a little sweetness. So I dipped them in some of the left over egg wash and sprinkled a cinnamon mixture over the top and baked for 5-10min. Ta-da!! Crisps. Fun little treats these are. Serve them as a garnish over some ice cream, if you'd like. I had cut the wrappers into strips, but you make cut them into any shape that you like. Or just leave them whole.
The recipe below is made using 3 wontons wrappers, so if you're going to bake a bunch, adjust accordingly.
Sweet Wonton Crisps
wonton wrappers (cut into slices or left whole)
1Tbsp ground cinnamon
1 Tbsp ground nutmeg
1 Tsp Sugar
1 Tsp Brown Sugar
Egg wash: 1 egg beatn with 2 Tbsp water
Preheat oven 400˚F
Mix together cinnamon, nutmeg and both sugars. Set aside.
Baste both sides the wonton wrapper and place on a non-greased baking sheet. Sprinkle some of the cinnamon mixture on top.
Bake for 5-10min or until golden brown.