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Buffalo Chicken Wontons with Blue Cheese Dipping Sauce

Crispy Buffalo Chicken Wontons with Cool Blue Cheese Dipping Sauce. YES, PLEASE!






I have to tell you a little something about myself. I love finger foods. Tapas, appetizers, party foods, nibbles, canapes, Dim Sum. Whatever you want to call it, this is my kind of food. I just love to have lots of different bites of food rather than one big bowl of anything. Variety is the spice of life, or so they say.

Buffalo chicken wontons are a nice little spin on the traditional pork wontons, which also happen to be one of my all-time favourite foods. I mean, you really can't go wrong with buffalo chicken anything. I just love that combo of spicy buffalo sauce with cool blue cheese dip. That is a match made in heaven, if you ask me.


Buffalo Chicken Wontons with Blue Cheese Dip

Blue Cheese Dip:

1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
1/4 cup mayo
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
freshly ground black pepper

Combine all in ingredients in food processor. Process for a few seconds, until blended but still chunky. Cover and let chill. ( Dip is best if refrigerated for a few hours before serving).


Buffalo Chicken Wontons:

1 Tbsp. butter
12 oz. boneless, skinless, chicken thighs
2 green onions, sliced
1/4 cup buffalo wing sauce, such as Frank's Red Hot
1/2 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese
1 pkg. square wonton wrappers
1 egg, lightly beaten with a splash of water
veg. oil for frying

Heat a skillet over medium heat. Add butter to pan. Coarsely chop chicken. Season lightly with salt and pepper. Saute chicken until completely cooked. Let cool. In a food processor, pulse cooked chicken, green onions, and buffalo sauce, until finely chopped. Remove from food processor and stir in mozzarella cheese. In a small bowl, whisk egg with a splash of water. On a clean counter, lay out a few wrappers. Brush edges of wrappers with egg wash. Scoop one rounded tsp. of filling onto each wrapper. Fold in half pressing out any air. Crimp shut. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add oil to coat the bottom of the pan. When oil is hot, pan fry wontons until golden brown on each side. Drain on a paper towel-lined tray. Serve hot with Blue Cheese Dip.






Tags: Appetizers, Buffalo Chicken, Blue Cheese


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