Local Kine Wontons


Hawaiian-style cream cheese and crab wonton recipe made with imitation crab! Serve with sweet and sour sauce and Chinese mustard, or with sweet chili sauce. These can also be frozen.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
50 mins


  • 1 quart oil for frying, or as needed

  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened

  • 1 (12 ounce) package imitation crabmeat, flaked

  • 1 (5 ounce) can water chestnuts, drained and chopped

  • 5 green onions, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 2 (14 ounce) packages wonton wrappers


  1. Heat oil in a large, heavy saucepan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Mix cream cheese, crabmeat, water chestnuts, green onions, and soy sauce together in a medium bowl.

  3. Place about 1 teaspoon cream cheese mixture in the center of each wonton wrapper. Fold into wrappers into triangles and seal the edges with moistened fingers.

  4. Working in small batches, fry wontons in the hot oil until golden brown, 3 to 4 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.

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 may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

168 Calories
9g Fat
18g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 30
Calories 168
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 21mg 7%
Sodium 349mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 28mg 2%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 64mg 1%

* 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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