Crab Wonton Salad

Menu Part: 
Salad
Cuisine Type: 
Asian
Serves: 
4

Crunchy fried wontons filled with crab make a delightful topping for this Asian inspired salad. Served on a bed of greens with red onions, sesame seeds and a zesty dressing this salad is a refreshing treat.

Ingredients

1lb. crab meat
3 bunches green onion, chopped
1/4 cup canola oil
1/4 cup dry sherry
1 Tbsp. white sugar
1/4 cup soy sauce
2 tbsp. ground black pepper
1 tbsp. cornstarch
2 tbsp. water
2 tbsp. sesame oil
1 package wonton skins

Dressing:
8 garlic cloves
Juice of 4 lemons
1 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
1 cup canola oil
1 cup sweet soy sauce

Salad:
2 1/2 lb. seasonal mixed greens
1 red onion, sliced, Julienne
sesame seeds, toasted

Steps

1. Heat 1/4 cup oil in a wok. Add chopped green onions, soy sauce and black pepper.

2. Mix sherry with cornstarch and water. Add to mixture in wok with sesame oil and mix well. Add sugar and continue cooking until mixture thickens and then toss in crab meat.

3. Cool.

4. Stuff wonton skins with 1-2 tsp. of filling and fold and seal.

5. Combine all ingredients for dressing in a blender and puree for 30 seconds.

6. Deep fry wontons until golden brown.

7. Arrange mixed greens on a plate with red onions and top with sesame seeds, fried wontons and dressing.

    More From FoodService Director

    Ideas and Innovation
    food symbols allergens

    To make safe food as accessible as possible for our guests with allergies, we are creating an allergen-friendly kitchen this summer. Students and community members will be able to use our mobile app to place orders for allergen-friendly food and pick them up at the central kitchen. The kitchen will also produce grab-and-go options that will be distributed across campus.

    Ideas and Innovation
    construction plans drawing tools calculator

    When revamping an old cafeteria or building a new retail spot, the design process can feel like fitting together the pieces of a puzzle: What needs to fit in the space, and what’s the most efficient flow for staffers, cooks, diners and more?

    Cathy Estes, administrative director of nutrition services at four northern Indiana hospitals that are part of the Franciscan Health network, faced the creation of a new in-house dining program at Franciscan’s Munster hospital. Amid all the big plans, design was one of the largest undertakings.

    “I was looking at 5,000 square feet on a...

    Ideas and Innovation
    amazon prime delivery

    About 90% of our students receive financial assistance and participate in our free and reduced-price meal program. But a number of students in our district study remotely due to circumstances such as chronic illness. In January, we hired a driver to deliver meals to students who aren’t able to step into our cafeteria each day.

    Ideas and Innovation
    wheaton emerson int salad bar

    Restaurant design is all about catching a customer’s eye —and it’s sometimes particularly beneficial to be far-sighted. As Airbnb has proven with its San Francisco headquarters, where cafe spaces are inspired by cities like Cairo and Mumbai, elaborate design schemes that evoke far-flung geographic regions can be done to great effect. But operators are finding simpler ways to achieve that feel.

    That’s been the experience of Kutztown University Dining Services in Pennsylvania. Kent Dahlquist, director of housing and dining services, says that when the university decided several years...

    FSD Resources