Crab Rangoon Dip – Classic Crab Rangoon filling made into a warm dip with fried wonton wrappers for dippers. Great for parties or just snacking.
Are you a dip person? My family goes crazy for dips of pretty much any kind. Your basic Beer Cheese Dip is always a hit. But then something like this crab rangoon dip is a nice twist.
When I have a party, I love stuff I can make ahead of time. Bacon Cheeseburger Dip is something you can assemble the day before, and then just heat the day of your party. Definitely my kind of party food!
When we get Chinese take out, crab rangoons are pretty much a staple. They are down right addicting, and are included every time we order. This crab rangoon dip is pretty much the exact same! Just all the delicious center of the rangoon in dip form.
Our favorite crab dip is another great appetizer if you are looking for seafood ideas. Everyone pretty much loves anything with crab, and this crab dip recipe will disappear in no time at your next get together.
I have made this crab rangoon dip for a few parties, and it always goes quickly. You can serve with just about any dipper you like, but I always go all out and fry egg roll wrappers. This makes it more like the delicious appetizers you get with take out.
You can use canned lump meat crab to make this, or you can get the fresh stuff from fish counter. The imitation stuff will work, but definitely not be quite as tasty. But can you ever really go wrong with a dip you get to dip fried egg roll wrappers in?
This cran rangoon dip would be a huge hit if you are looking for Super Bowl food ideas. In the morning you can mix everything together, and put it in the fridge. Then a couple hours before the party starts, put it in the crock pot to get warm.
Crab Rangoon filling as a dip with fried wonton wrappers
- 8 oz cream cheese (1/3 less fat)
- 1/2 cup light sour cream
- 6 oz lump crab meat, drained
- 1 tsp honey
- 1 tsp soy sauce
- 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 1/2 tsp sugar
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
- 24 wonton wrappers , cut into strips
- Canola Oil for frying
In a bowl mix all of the ingredients together for the dip.
Heat in a 400 degree oven for 10 minutes, or put in a small crock pot over low heat for 2 hours.
In a large pot, pour in 2 inches of canola oil. Heat over medium high heat, until about 375 degrees.
Working in small batches place strips of wontons into the pot. Cook for about 1 minute, turn them and cook for another 1 minute, or until lightly golden brown.
Remove to a wire rack to drain and cool before serving.
Adapted from Bake Your Day