Lemon Pepper Chicken Wontons

These are some delicious appetizers sure to please a crowd!  The lemon chicken and cream cheese meld with the hot sauce and sauteed vegetables.  Many Asian sauces including sweet chili sauce, hoisin sauce, and sriracha compliment the flavors well.  Garnish with Cilantro.

Lemon Pepper Chicken Wontons
Photography by Blake Zimmerman

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 Lb Skinless Boneless Chicken Breast Tenderloins (room temperature)
  • 1 – 8oz Container of Veggie Cream Cheese (room temperature)
  • 1 Tbsp Mango Habanero Hot Sauce (I recommend Buffalo Wild Wings sauce)
  • 1/4 Onion
  • 2 Cloves Garlic
  • 2 Tsp Salt
  • 2 Tbsp Lemon Pepper
  • 1 Lemon (juiced)
  • 1 Tsp Mrs. Dash
  • 1 Egg Beaten
  • 1 Package Wonton Wrappers

Lemon Pepper Chicken Wontons
Photography by Blake Zimmerman

RECIPE

  1. Heat Oven to 400 Degrees
  2. Combine Seasonings in Bowl
  3. Cut Fat off Tenderloins
  4. Add Chicken, Garlic, and Onion to Food Processor
  5. Blend until minced (don’t make it too smoth, some texture is good)
  6. Heat a Pan to Medium High Heat
  7. Add Chicken Veggie Puree
  8. Stir occasionally and cook 7 – 10 minutes until Chicken is opaque
  9. Drain
  10. Combine Hot Sauce, Cream Cheese and Lemon Juice with the Chicken
  11. Stir to combine
  12. Let cool 5 minutes
  13. Put 1 Tsp Chicken Mixture per Wrapper
  14. Brush edges with Egg Wash
  15. Fold together and press edges together with a fork
  16. Brush finished Wontons with egg wash
  17. Bake for 10-15 Minutes until golden brown
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