Pineapple Wontons with Togarashi Recipe
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Chinese American
  • 24 wonton wrappers
  • 8 oz. cream cheese
  • 8 oz. can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 2 green onions, minced
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest, dried
  • 1 teaspoon chile powder
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon green nori flakes (optional)
  • Dipping sauce of your choice
  1. Drain pineapple. Mix into room temperature cream cheese. Add green onions.
  2. Scoop 1 teaspoon of pineapple mixture onto the center of a wonton wrapper. Brush the edges of the wonton wrapper with water to help seal the wontons. Fold wonton in half diagonally to make a triangle. Repeat with remaining wontons..
  3. Heat several inches of vegetable oil in a large pot. Fry wontons at 360° until golden brown and crispy or bake at 350 for 12 to 14 minutes.
  4. Drain on paper towel.
  5. Mix together the sesame seeds, dried ground orange zest, chile powder and sea salt to make Togarashi spice mix.
  6. Plate the wontons.
  7. Sprinkle with Togarashi spice mix.
  8. Serve with dipping sauce of your choice.
Recipe by Everyday Southwest at