Cilantro Pesto Won Ton Bites W/spicy Peanut Dipping Sauce Recipe

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Cilantro Pesto Won Ton Bites w/spicy peanut dipping sauce

Lisa 'Gayle' Goff

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@GayleGoff

I have been on a bit of a cilantro kick lately to the chagrin of my close friend and taste tester V. who really doesn't care for cilantro, this is another yummy appetizer I wanted to share.


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Ingredients

1/2 lb
hot italian sausage (casing removed)
4 clove
garlic
3/4 c
cilantro leaves
1/2 c
parmesan cheese (fresh no the canned kind)
1/3 c
walnuts
1/4 tsp
ground cumin
1 pkg
won ton skins (about 40)

SPICY PEANUT SAUCE

1 c
creamy peanut butter
1/4 c
soy sauce
1 tsp
crushed garlic
2 Tbsp
honey
1 tsp
cayenne pepper
1/4 c
lemon juice

Directions Step-By-Step

1
(Won Ton Bites)

Combine all ingredients (except won ton skins) in a food processor, pulse until well combined and chopped.
2
place 1 spoonful in the center of a won ton skin
3
moisten 2 of the edges of the won ton skin with a little water, fold over into a triangle shape crimping the edges
4
Repeat with remaining filling and skins
5
Fry in small batches in oil over med-high heat until golden brown (it takes about 1 minute) Drain on paper towels and serve with spicy peanut sauce or any sauce of your choice I LOVE Mae Ploy sauce (its sweet, garlicy and slightly spicy)
6
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7
(Spicy Peanut Sauce Instructions)

Whisk all ingredients together until well blended, le sit while you are preparing the Won Tons so the flavors meld well.