Cilantro Pesto Won Ton Bites w/spicy peanut dipping sauce

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

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Lisa 'Gayle' Goff


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


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


1(Won Ton Bites)

Combine all ingredients (except won ton skins) in a food processor, pulse until well combined and chopped.
2place 1 spoonful in the center of a won ton skin
3moisten 2 of the edges of the won ton skin with a little water, fold over into a triangle shape crimping the edges
4Repeat with remaining filling and skins
5Fry 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)
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.

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