Chili Cheese Wontons With Cilantro Sauce
|Vegetable juice||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (V8)|
|Chopped fresh cilantro/Parsley||2 Tablespoon|
|Chopped green onion||2 Tablespoon, chopped|
|Vegetable oil||1 Tablespoon|
|Chopped onion||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chopped sweet red pepper||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Chili powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Canned chopped green chilies||4 Ounce (1 Can)|
|Shredded monterey jack cheese||4 Ounce (1 Cup)|
|Oil||2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)|
To make sauce: In small bowl, stir together V8 juice, cilantro and green onion; set aside.
To make filling: In 8-inch skillet over medium heat, in 1 tablespoon hot oil, cook onion and red pepper with chili powder until onion is tender, stirring occasionally.
Remove from heat; cool slightly.
Stir in chilies and cheese.
Keep wonton wrappers covered with plastic wrap until ready to fill.
Spoon about 1 1/2 teaspoons filling in center of each wonton wrapper.
Moisten edges with water; fold diagonally in half.
Pinch edges to seal.
Cover filled wontons with plastic wrap while working with remaining wonton wrappers.
In large saucepan over medium-high heat, heat 1 1/2 inches oil to 350°F.
Adjust heat to maintain temperature.
Cook wontons, 4 at a time, 1 to 2 minutes or until golden brown on both sides.
Remove to paper towels to drain.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1729 Calories from Fat 869
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 99 g151.7%
Saturated Fat 28.9 g144.3%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 119.6 mg39.9%
Sodium 2705.6 mg112.7%
Total Carbohydrates 163 g54.2%
Dietary Fiber 15 g60%
Sugars 14 g
Protein 51 g102.2%
Vitamin A 238.9% Vitamin C 311%
Calcium 105.1% Iron 69.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet