After searching and searching for a crab rangoon recipe, I was able to make my version with great success. I hope you enjoy these tasty tidbits I made for my New Year celebration.
- 1 tbsp powder sugar
- 1 – 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese
- 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce
- 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 2 green onions, minced
- 1 cup chopped crab meat
- wonton wrappers
oil for frying
After cream cheese softens at room temperature, combine powder sugar and cream cheese in a large bowl and mix well. Next add soy sauce, sesame oil, garlic powder, and minced green onions. Then add crab meat.
Place a teaspoon of filling in the middle of the wrapper, wet all four edges and fold one corner to opposite corner and seal. Repeat with other two corners to seal Rangoon.
Fry about 3-4 at a time at 350 degrees for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown.
Drain on paper towel.
The first time I made this recipe, it took me nearly 2 hours between cooking and prepping. Everyone in my family found them to be close to authenticity, if not better than the local restaurant.
Easy to make.
Fried Rice is one of my favorite dishes to order out or for take-out. Lately, I haven’t had the time or the extra cash to eat out so I needed to learn to make this since I love to eat Asian food. I should have learned to make this years ago. It is so simple to make.
Don’t forget the secret ingredient: Oyster Sauce
I have a friend who hates eating fried rice that has green peas in it. Me, I love my veggies, peas are not a problem with me. With this recipe, you can add any kind of vegetable you want and it will still come out tasting great. We used chopped carrots, peppers, and scallions. For meat, we used Chinese sausage with the casing removed. I believe that we will use a chopped pork or beef tenderloin coated in red pork sauce next time.
The seasoning packet mentioned in the recipe was found in the Asian food section at my local supermarket, near where the Soy Sauce is located.
3 cups of cooked white rice – cold
1 package of fried rice spice – found in a packet just like taco seasoning
1 cup of chopped vegetables
1 lb of cooked meat – pork, beef, or shrimp
2 tablespoons of Soy Sauce
1 or 2 tablespoons of Oyster Sauce
2 scrambled eggs
oil for cooking
Cook rice. Rice can be either white or brown but it needs to be precooked and chilled.
Cook/Saute meat and set aside with rice.
Cook/saute diced vegetables.
Cook scrambled eggs.
Add all ingredients together in a wok and stir-fry with a bit of oil to the pan to prevent sticking to the pan and add Soy sauce, Oyster sauce and flavor packet. Probably could use Asian five spice in place of seasoning packet.
Eat and enjoy!