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Chicken Wonton Tacos

OdaMae

"Light and tasty, these make a great appetizer or a quick and easy main dish! Kids love them! Finally a dish that makes use of ground chicken but not so far-fetched. I bake the wonton wrappers to save time and it eliminates most of the fat. Although time-consuming, you can fry wrappers in sesame or olive oil for the extra flaky shells, folded in a triangle for about 1 minute on each side. I loved the ones at Applebee's® and decided to attempt a home version. I was extremely pleased with the healthier version! Top tacos with cilantro, red onion, or sweet onion, if desired. Serve lime wedges on the side."
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Ingredients

1 h 30 m servings 244 cals
Original recipe yields 7 servings (14 mini tacos)

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  1. Mix cabbage, carrots, coleslaw dressing, vinegar, soy sauce, and teriyaki together in a bowl; refrigerate until flavors blend, 1 hour to overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Heat sesame oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir ground chicken in the hot skillet until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes. Add stir-fry sauce, cover skillet, reduce heat to low, and simmer.
  4. Form wonton wrappers into taco shapes and arrange between the cups of an inverted muffin tin.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until firm and lightly browned, 4 to 5 minutes. Spoon 2 to 3 tablespoons chicken mixture into each wonton taco shell and top with slaw.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • Chicken breast or turkey can be substituted for the ground chicken, if desired.
  • Green cabbage can be used in place of the red cabbage.
  • Plain yogurt can be used in place of the coleslaw dressing. Olive oil can replace sesame oil, if desired.
  • For spicy option, use red pepper flakes as desired in meat mixture.
  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 244 calories; 9.7 g fat; 21.1 g carbohydrates; 17.7 g protein; 44 mg cholesterol; 755 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This is a great recipe with some tweaking. I followed the instructions that Kankan669 mentioned, I cut the teriyaki from the slaw and used half the vinegar and the slaw was PERFECT! My husband e...

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I made this for dinner last night, though I ended up deviating from the recipe quite a bit. I used egg roll wraps because my local grocery store was out of wonton wraps. I fried them in a skill...

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I made this for dinner last night, though I ended up deviating from the recipe quite a bit. I used egg roll wraps because my local grocery store was out of wonton wraps. I fried them in a skill...

This is a great recipe with some tweaking. I followed the instructions that Kankan669 mentioned, I cut the teriyaki from the slaw and used half the vinegar and the slaw was PERFECT! My husband e...

This is a great recipe. My wife and I love the chicken wonton tacos at applebees and this is the closest to it. I added some Sriracha hot chili sauce to it after simmering the chicken, great fla...

Made this for my hubby since he absolutely LOVES Applebee's version. Too much vinegar in slaw, would recommend white cabbage and 1/2 the red wine vinegar. Also, the chicken was good but needed ...

This is incredible but I did make some changes based on others reviews. 1/2 of the red wine vinegar in the coleslaw mix and I used the pre bagged mix with Marie's coleslaw dressing. I also used ...

These are very good. I used egg roll wrappers for larger tacos.

Different & delicious! I didn't change a thing since this was the first time to make it. My husband ( who won't eat red cabbage) ate his, mine, then asked for more! Will make this again.

Really spicy but excellent flavor.

The chicken and the slaw were delicious but the won ton was bad, if you bake it it comes out with no taste and really crispy. I wet each wrap and put two together so they were more pliable an...