Crab and Fennel Wontons

Total Time:
1 hr 20 min
Prep:
1 hr
Cook:
20 min

Yield:
12 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1/2 pound picked fresh crab meat
  • 1 cup fennel, finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1/4 cup chopped chives
  • 4 dashes hot pepper sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and white pepper to taste
  • 1 package thin, square wonton skins
  • Egg wash (1 egg mixed with 1 tablespoon of water)
  • 1 cup shaved fennel
  • Juice of I lime
  • Salt and white pepper to taste
  • MANGO LIME PUREE
  • 1 ripe mango, peeled
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 teaspoon sambal (chili condiment)
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • Salt and white pepper to taste
Directions

Make sure crab is carefully picked over to remove any shells. In a large bowl mix diced fennel, honey, juice of one lime, chives, hot pepper sauce and olive oil. Let sit for 10 minutes then add crab. Check for seasoning. Spoon a small amount of filling on each wonton and brush edges with egg wash. Fold wontons in half into triangles. Fold back the 2 corners like a tortellini. Heat oil in a fryer to 350 degrees and fry wontons until golden brown. Serve on fresh shaved fennel tossed in lime juice and garnish with mango puree.

MANGO LIME PUREE

In a blender, puree mango, juice and sambal. Slowly add oil and check for seasoning.


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