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Spicy Crab Wonton Nachos

Spicy Crab Wonton Nachos from thelittlekitchen.net

Last week was a little crazy, I did a lot of driving…3 days last week, I was in the car for at least 2 hours each day. It was fun though! I attended a small blogging conference at Walt Disney World and I met…

It was super fun! Last Wednesday, I had a few things planned, I was going to meet my friend for coffee but she wanted sushi instead. I had a planned dinner with other food bloggers (those are always fun, we ate at one of new favorite restaurants in Orlando, The Smiling Bison, I highly recommend it!). And then, I met my sister at BART (a bar in Orlando) and enjoyed some treats from Sushi & Seoul On The Roll food truck. Should I even admit this? I sound like a total pig…I had three meals over a period of like 6 hours. Oops. It was all soooo good. And this recipe is based on Spicy Krab Nachos I had from Sushi & Seoul. So so good! They used imitation crab and I used lump crab I found in a refrigerated, sealed container from my grocery store’s seafood department. Either one will work!

Spicy Crab Wonton Nachos from thelittlekitchen.net

I am often inspired by food I have at restaurants and on trips. As soon as I had this, I told my sister, I will be making this at home! Less than a week later, here’s the recipe.

What I love about this recipe is that it’s so easy. It literally takes less than 15 to 20 minutes to put together.

I cut wonton shells into 4 triangles each and mix it up with sesame oil and sprinkle with sesame seed.

Spicy Crab Wonton Nachos from thelittlekitchen.net

I baked them for about 6 minutes in the oven. The food truck fries their wonton nachos, I couldn’t get my grocery store wontons to crisp up the same way they did theirs so I baked them similar to the wonton chips for this recipe.

Spicy Crab Wonton Nachos from thelittlekitchen.net

They used imitation crab but I thought I would use lump crab meat. It’s cooked and pasteurized and it’s pretty much my new favorite ingredient to cook with now.

Spicy Crab Wonton Nachos from thelittlekitchen.net

Mix up the crab with the sriracha hot sauce with mayo.

Spicy Crab Wonton Nachos from thelittlekitchen.net

Top the wonton nachos with the crab salad, jalapeños, green onions and some more sriracha sauce. This is sooo good. Go make it…if you don’t have the ingredients, go get the ingredients and make it. I know you’ll love it. I loved it so much, I made it again. I was snacking on this while I was writing this post. :)

It’s spicyyyyy, if you like it even hotter, add more hot sauce. There are glasses of water in these photos for a reason!

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Spicy Crab Wonton Nachos Recipe

Yield: Serves 2

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 10-12 wontons
  • 1 Tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seed (optional)
  • 4 ounces cooked lump crab, (can use imitation crab)
  • 2 Tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/2 Tablespoon sriracha hot sauce, plus additional for serving
  • 1 jalapeño, sliced (optional)
  • 2 green onions, sliced (just the green parts)

Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with foil.
  2. Cut wontons 4 triangles, cut about 4 pieces at a time, using kitchen shears or a knife on a cutting board. Place wonton triangles onto baking sheet, add sesame oil and toss to distribute. Place wontons flat and in one layer on the baking sheet. Sprinkle sesame seed over the wontons. Bake for 5 to 6 minutes until golden brown. (Watch these carefully as they will burn easily.)
  3. In a small mixing bowl, add crab, mayo and hot sauce. Mix together.
  4. Place cooled wonton nachos on a plate or serving dish. Add crab salad and top with jalapeño slices and green onions. Top with more hot sauce and serve immediately.

from The Little Kitchen (inspired by Sushi & Seoul On The Roll food truck)


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Spicy Crab Wonton Nachos from thelittlekitchen.net

35 Responses to “Spicy Crab Wonton Nachos”

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    Renee - Kudos Kitchen — April 1, 2014 @ 7:57 pm

    These look like something I dream about. Pinned them and making them very soon. Thanks for the recipe, princess Julie :)

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    Cassie — April 1, 2014 @ 9:18 pm

    These are incredible, Julie. Love the flavors and the homemade wonton chips!

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    Annie — April 1, 2014 @ 10:10 pm

    These look amazing!!

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    Lori — April 1, 2014 @ 10:48 pm

    What an brilliant idea! These look so good. And it sounds like a fun trip, too!

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    Nicole ~ Cooking for Keeps — April 1, 2014 @ 10:57 pm

    This looks and sounds INCREDIBLE. Crunch vessel. Craby, spicy dip. Happy girl!

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    Tieghan — April 1, 2014 @ 11:10 pm

    These are so cool. I love the flavors and the homemade chips!!

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    Liz Mays — April 2, 2014 @ 12:57 am

    That looks so beautiful, Julie! I don’t even like seafood, and it’s still pretty to me!

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    Medeja — April 2, 2014 @ 5:54 am

    What a lovely snack! Looks very delicious and addictive!

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    Jennifer — April 2, 2014 @ 9:14 am

    What a great snack idea… I love it!! And I love the individual serving dishes.. are they paper? I’m trying this over the weekend, thanks for sharing.

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    Amber / Caleighs Kitchen — April 2, 2014 @ 9:29 am

    These look fantastic Julie! I want some right now….my mouth may catch fire but I do love me a good crab wonton as well as nachos. YUMMMM!

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    danielle — April 2, 2014 @ 9:46 am

    Love this idea – I bet I would gobble these up in one sitting!

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    Amanda — April 2, 2014 @ 9:48 am

    I love these, they look so good :) Can’t wait to try them!

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    Anna @ Crunchy Creamy Sweet — April 2, 2014 @ 11:19 am

    This looks fantastic! Pinning to make this week!

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    Georgia @ The Comfort of Cooking — April 2, 2014 @ 11:56 am

    This is totally my kind of party snack! Spicy, savory and full of crab meat! So scrumptious.

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    Liz @ The Lemon Bowl — April 2, 2014 @ 4:21 pm

    Why have I never baked wontons?? This is brilliant!! And I have those roasted black sesame seeds and sesame oil on hand. Now I just need crab and wonton wrappers! Boom.

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    Jersey Girl Cooks — April 2, 2014 @ 9:35 pm

    These are right up my alley and I will have to make them for my next appetizer cocktail gathering!

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    Aggie — April 2, 2014 @ 9:51 pm

    Ok this is genius on so many levels. I am dying for some right now while I’m watching tv!! :)

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    Renee@Two in the Kitchen — April 2, 2014 @ 10:16 pm

    Oh my goodness! I love these!! I think it makes so much sense to make them with lump crab meat instead of the imitation stuff!! Bring on the spice!! :)

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    Brenda @ a farmgirl's dabbles — April 3, 2014 @ 9:54 am

    How much fun is this recipe?! LOVE!! And how I wish I could insert myself and our girls into that photo from WDW with the Frozen gals, fun!

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    Kelly @ A Girl Worth Saving — April 3, 2014 @ 4:30 pm

    Julie, seriously, I am making this! OMG, it looks good.

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    Laura (Tutti Dolci) — April 3, 2014 @ 5:25 pm

    Such a fun recipe, love the wonton chips!

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    The Cubicle Chick — April 4, 2014 @ 12:18 am

    These look amazing! Will be trying this recipe soon :-)

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    Stephanie @ Eat. Drink. Love. — April 4, 2014 @ 1:07 am

    I love crab wontons! Love you turned them into nachos!

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    Cindy H — April 6, 2014 @ 9:23 am

    These look and sound phenomenal and so easy! I’ll be getting the ingredients on my next trip to the grocery store!

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    Jenny @ BAKE — April 6, 2014 @ 12:35 pm

    This looks delicious! I could totally eat 3 meals in 6 hours too – whoops!

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    ATasteOfMadness — April 7, 2014 @ 7:05 pm

    This looks AWESOME! Anything spicy…it is calling my name!

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    Josie — April 7, 2014 @ 8:54 pm

    Whhhaaat!! These look totally amazing. Cannot wait to make them!

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    Gathered Again — April 8, 2014 @ 2:53 pm

    These would be wonderful for one of my little family get-togethers. I know hubby would adore them! These would be a wonderful appetizer for a family reunion, but it might require the imitation crab or else it could get very expensive. Lovely job!

    All the best,
    Laura

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    Des {Life's Ambrosia} — April 8, 2014 @ 5:55 pm

    SHUT THE FRONT DOOR. These look amazing. Crab wontons are my absolute favorite snack and these take it to a whole new level. Love love love!

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    Meghan — April 18, 2014 @ 9:01 pm

    These look and sound incredible! Can’t wait to try them!

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    bev @ bevcooks — April 25, 2014 @ 9:28 am

    I would give ANYTHING for 13 plates of this.

    Make that 23.

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