Crab Won Tons

Crab Won Tons
    1 – 8 ounces package cream cheese, softened
    1 – 6 ounces package frozen crab meat, thawed
    36 won ton skins
    3 cups peanut oil
    Sweet Sour Sauce (see our recipe)

Sweet Sour Sauce
    ½ cup pineapple juice
    ½ cup white vinegar
    2 tablespoons peanut oil
    2 tablespoons packed light brown sugar
    1 tablespoon soy sauce
    ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    2 teaspoons cornstarch mixed with 4 teaspoons cold water

Won Ton Filling
  1. Mix cream cheese and crab meat in bowl.
  2. Place 1 teaspoon in middle of wonton skin; moisten edges with cold water; fold to form triangle; seal edges by pressing together.
  3. Prepare remaining won tons in same manner.
  4. Heat oil in uncovered wok at 375°. Fry won tons on both sides until golden.
  5. Drain on paper towels; keep warm. Serve with Sweet and Sour Sauce for dipping.
    Makes approximately 36.

Sweet Sour Sauce
  1. Mix first 6 ingredients in wok; bring to boil at 225.
  2. Stir cornstarch mixture; add to wok, stirring until sauce is clear and slightly thickened.

    Makes approximately 1¼ cups