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.

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