Crispy Buffalo Chicken Wontons


An American spin on the classic Chinese wonton.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
20 wontons


  • vegetable oil for frying

  • 1 cup shredded cooked chicken

  • ¼ cup shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 2 tablespoons ranch dressing

  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted

  • 1 ½ teaspoons hot pepper sauce, or more to taste

  • 20 wonton wrappers


  1. Heat vegetable oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Combine chicken, Cheddar cheese, ranch dressing, butter, and hot sauce in a bowl. Scoop about 1 tablespoon chicken mixture onto the center of each wonton wrapper; fold wontons in half and press to seal. Arrange wontons on a baking sheet and freeze for 5 to 10 minutes.

  3. Fry in preheated oil until golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes.

Editor's Note:

We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

295 Calories
19g Fat
19g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 295
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 38mg 13%
Sodium 346mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 62mg 5%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 87mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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