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Once Thanksgiving is over, you may be wondering what to do with all the leftovers. Sure, you can make turkey sandwiches topped with cranberry sauce for your lunch all week, but what if you can do better. This Thanksgiving Won Tons recipe is a fun and refreshing way to use your leftover Thanksgiving food to make a snack or meal that tastes like something completely different.
Thanksgiving Won Tons Ingredient Substitutions
You will love making these won tons because they are so versatile. You can use any leftovers you have to make them, and you don’t have to follow this recipe to a T. If you have other leftovers that you think would taste good inside a won ton, feel free to add them. You can even swap out some ingredients for others or add other things you have in your refrigerator to make the recipe even better.
What Food Should Be Served Alongside Won Tons
When you think of won tons, you may think of Asian food. The crispy little bites are great when paired with Asian dishes such as lo mein noodles, sweet and sour chicken, and Mongolian beef. You can also serve them as an appetizer before a meal. They go great with soups and salads, and they are the perfect savory snack for after school or in the middle of the night when your stomach starts growling and you don’t want to spend a lot of time cooking something.
Plating The Won Tons
Won Tons are fun to eat, and you can have a lot of fun while plating them too. Their shape makes them easy to stack on top of each other. It also makes them durable so you can toss them in bowl or basket without working about them breaking. If you are thinking about sharing them with others, you can toss them in an airtight container and chill them until it’s time to make your delivery.
When’s A Good Time To Serve Thanksgiving Won Tons?
Once you decide to use your leftovers to make this Thanksgiving Won Tons recipe, you should either prepare and eat them immediately or make them and freeze them for a later time. They make a great Christmas Even snack. You can also serve them as finger food at your New Year’s Eve celebration. You don’t have to have a special occasion to make them though, they are perfect for dinner or snacking any time of year.Print
- 1½ cups cooked turkey breast meat, shredded
- ⅔ cup dried cranberries
- ⅓ cup slivered almonds
- ½ cup cranberry sauce
- 1 (14 ounce) package wonton wrappers
- 1 quart vegetable oil for frying
- Mix the turkey, cranberries, almonds, and cranberry sauce in a bowl.
- Place about 1 teaspoon of the mixture in the center of each wonton wrapper.
- Fold wrappers over filling, moisten edges, and press with a fork to seal.
- Heat the oil in large skillet or deep fryer.
- Fry the wontons in the hot oil until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.