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Cheese Wontons with Hot Mandarin Orange Dipping Sauce


I know, I know.

I’ve made lots of dumplings.

Cream Cheese White Cheddar Wontons
I can’t help it; I love to make these.

There’s Spicy Crab RangoonsSalmon Dumplings with Key Lime Dipping SauceHabanero Cheddar Wontons with Spicy Dipping Sauce, just to name a few. 



I haven’t blogged many of them, but they’re in my book to do.

But, these. THESE, y’all, are different.

Cheese Wontons With Hot Mandarin Orange Dipping Sauce
It’s the sauce that’s so spectacular. My Lord.

The sauce is like pure crack – Hot Mandarin Orange Dipping Sauce. It’s sweet, spicy and has just enough salty-soy and sesame flavor to make it so perfect. 

Then…that Sriracha kicks in.

That’s the good stuff.

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Here’s your printable-

Cheese Wontons with Hot Mandarin Orange Dipping Sauce

Ingredients

    Wontons
  • 8 oz cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 4 oz Cabot Farmhouse Reserve Cheddar Cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 package wonton wrappers
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • Dipping Sauce
  • 1/3 cup mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp Hoisin sauce
  • 1 tbsp Sriracha sauce

Instructions

    Wontons
  • Combine cheeses and cayenne in a mixing bowl thoroughly.
  • Make wontons by wetting the edges of wonton wrappers and putting a tsp of cheese filling in the center of each, bringing each corner together and sealing. Keep each assembled wonton under a damp paper towel until ready to cook.
  • Heat sesame oil over medium oil and cook a few at a time, until brown on the bottom.
  • Dipping Sauce
  • Puree everything in a food processor until smooth.
  • Serve with wontons.
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2 Comments

  • Reply
    Adam J. Holland
    March 30, 2016 at 7:03 PM

    Perfect indeed. Very impressive. I want these — now!

    • Reply
      Shea
      March 30, 2016 at 7:15 PM

      Thanks, Adam – You would love these.

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