Creamy and delicious crab Rangoon. They are the ultimate game-changer for anyone looking to make a quick yet simple tasty appetizer. This Crab Rangoon can be dipped in sweet and sour sauce or made into wontons or egg rolls. This is a recipe to have on the table at any time of the year!!

Crab Rangoon with sweet and sour sauce

What Is Crab Rangoon?

I always thought of this mixture as a crab rangoon dip sort of thing. It’s a popular appetizer in American Chinese cuisine. It is typically made by filling wonton wrappers with a mixture of cream cheese, crab meat, and various seasonings. The filled wontons are then deep-fried until crispy and golden brown.

How to make the best crab Rangoons?

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1. Take your wontons out and separate them from one another. This makes the process easy when filling the wontons with the cream cheese mixture.

2. add cream cheese, chopped crab meat, chopped green onions, sugar, pepper, salt, minced garlic, and sesame oil in a bowl.

3. Mix all those ingredients until you have a smooth consistency.

4. Lay a wonton on a flat surface, take a teaspoon, grab half a teaspoon of the mixture, and place it into the middle of the wonton wrap.

5. Melt half a teaspoon of butter. So, take your finger and lightly spread melted butter on the corners of the wonton wrap.

6. Fold one corner of the wonton into the opposite corner of the wonton. Once done, take a fork and press down the edges of the wonton.

7. Add grease to a pot. Once it reaches 350 degrees, add in the Rangoon for only about three to four minutes or until golden brown.

How to make the Crab Rangoon with sweet and sour sauce?

When it comes to making the sauce for these rangoons, it’s fairly simple. The only thing you will need to do is :

  • To a pot on medium-high
  • Add in ketchup, vinegar, lemon juice, and sugar.
  • Wisp all these ingredients together and drizzle the sauce over your chicken.
  • Once it comes to a boil, let it cool, and enjoy.

Variations

Crab Rangoon Dip is a delicious variation of the traditional Crab Rangoon. Instead of filling wonton wrappers and frying them, the ingredients are combined to create a creamy and flavorful dip. It is served warm and enjoyed with crackers, tortilla chips, or bread.

Crab Rangoon and Crab Rangoon Dip are loved for their crispy texture, creamy filling, and savory flavors. They make a great appetizer for parties or gatherings or as a tasty snack.

If you like this recipe, you will love my lobster tails or my chocolate cake for a sweet treat.

Crab Rangoon with sweet and sour sauce

Creamy and delicious crab Rangoon’s. They are the ultimate game-changer for anyone looking to make a quick yet simple tasty appetizer. This Crab Rangoon with sweet and sour sauce is definitely a recipe to have on the table at any given time of the year!!
Crab Rangoon with sweet and sour sauce
Servings: 6 people
Calories 679
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients  

Rangoon

  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup crab meat
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/8 cup green onions
  • 1/2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp melted butter for closing wonton wraps
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • Wonton wraps

Sweet and sour sauce

  • 1 lemon juiced or 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 cup vinegar
  • 2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup ketchup

Instructions

  • Take your wontons out and separate them from one another. This makes the process easy when you start to fill the wontons with the cream cheese mixture.
  • In a bowl add cream cheese, chopped crab meat, chopped green onions, sugar, pepper, salt, minced garlic, and sesame oil.
  • Mix all those ingredients together until you have a smooth consistency.
  • Lay a wonton on a flat surface and take a teaspoon and grab half a teaspoon of the mixture and place it into the middle of the wonton wrap.
  • Melt half of teaspoon of butter. Now, take your finger and lightly spread melted butter on the corners of the wonton wrap.
  • Fold the one corner of the wonton into the opposite corner of the wonton. Once done, take a fork and press down the edges of the wonton.
  • Add grease to a pot. Once it reaches 350 degrees add in the Rangoon’s for only about three to four minutes or until golden brown.

Sweet and sour sauce

  • Turn pot on medium-high
  • In a pot add in ketchup, vinegar, lemon juice, and sugar.
  • Wisp all these ingredients together and drizzle the sauce over your chicken.
  • Bring to a boil, let cool, and enjoy
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword crab rangoon sweet and sour sauce, how to make crab rangoon, how to make crab wontons, rangoon recipe, wontons

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