Green Chili Wontons
INGREDIENTS
  • 4 c Monterey Jack cheese; shredded
  • 2/3 c Green chiles; diced
  • 1/3 c Jalapeno peppers
  • 1 lb Frozen wonton skins; thawed
  • Peanut oil
  • Salt
DIRECTIONS
  1. Combine cheese, chiles, and pepper; stir well. Working with one wonton skin at a time, spoon about 1 1/2 tsp. cheese mixture in center of each wonton.
  2. Moisten edges of wonton lightly with water.
  3. Fold wonton in half to form a triangle, pressing edges together to seal.
  4. Repeat procedure with remaining wonton skins and
  5. cheese mixture.
  6. Chill 20 min.
  7. Fry wontons in a small amount of hot oil (375) until golden brown, turning once.
  8. Drain on paper towels.
  9. Sprinkle with salt.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
One of my girlfriends made this for a get together and they were so yummy. She served them with an avocado type dip but since I'm not a huge fan of avocado's so I usually just serve them with a sour cream dip or salsa. They are yummy on their own too.