Venango County Recipe of the Day: Cream Cheese Wontons with Orange Sauce

| August 14, 2020

These wontons are so easy to make!


1 cup sugar
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1 cup plus 1 tablespoon cold water
1 cup cider vinegar
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened crushed pineapple, undrained
1 cup orange marmalade
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1 package (12 ounces) wonton wrappers
Oil for deep-fat frying


-In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch, water, vinegar and soy sauce until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat; stir in pineapple. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in marmalade. Cool to room temperature.
-Place 2 teaspoons of cream cheese in the center of each wonton wrapper (fill wrappers a few at a time, keeping the others covered with a damp paper towel until ready to use). Moisten edges with water; fold opposite corners together over filling and press to seal.
-In an electric skillet, heat 1 in. of oil to 375°. Fry wontons in batches for 2-1/2 minutes or until golden brown, turning once. Drain on paper towels. Serve with orange sauce.

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