Next time, if you need a diverse appetizer to decorate your dinner table and entertain your close guests, cook air fryer crab ragoons.
The compatibility between the melty cheese and crab filling and the crispy fried wonton wrappers is what makes crab Rangoon so appealing.
The air fryer has made it easy to make the popular American Chinese restaurant appetizer at home.
For delectable results, this simple gadget combines the ease of baking (no spattering oil) with the flavor of deep-frying.
What Temperature Do You Reheat Crab Rangoon In an Air Fryer?
It’s simple to reheat these crispy rangoons. Preheat the air fryer to 325 degrees F, then add the Crab Rangoons to the air fryer basket. Heat for 1-2 minutes, or until the middle is well cooked.
What Kind of Crab Should You Use?
Lump crab meat is what I use. It can be found in the grocery store’s refrigerated meat area. Imitation crab meat, often known as krab flesh, is commonly used in this dish. If you want, you can utilize that; it’s also sometimes easier to find.
What Exactly Is a Wonton?
Wontons are Chinese dumplings formed with a thin wonton wrapper and a filling. There are two primary forms for the wrappers: circles and squares.
Most supermarkets now stock at least one brand of wonton wrapper, though you may have to inquire around for them. Check the deli department or the prepared veggie section because wonton wrappers are mostly refrigerated.
Making Wontons Suggestions:
Don’t overfill them: one spoonful of filling per wonton is the absolute maximum. I usually use a scant tablespoon, which is more like two tablespoons. Overfilling the wontons will cause them to explode when they are fried.
Let the air out: Try to push out as much air as possible when sealing the wonton. If the filling contains too much air, it will expand when frying and cause the wonton to burst open.
Seal with water: You can use egg wash instead, but water works just as well. Paint the wonton’s borders with water and squeeze the corners into the center.
More Appetizer Recipes
Air Fryer Crab Rangoon
- 2 ounces lump crab meat
- 4 ounce cream cheese softened
- 1 scallion chopped finely
- ½ tsp Worcestershire sauce
- 1 egg beaten
- 12 square wonton wrappers
- Non-Stick Cooking Spray
- In a bowl, add the crabmeat, cream cheese, scallion whites and Worcestershire sauce and mix well.
- In a small bowl, crack the egg and beat lightly.
- Arrange a wonton wrapper onto a smooth surface.
- Place 2 teaspoons of crab filling in the center of the wrapper.
- Dip your finger into the beaten egg and moisten the edges of the wrapper.
- Pull two corners of wonton up to seal the wonton into a pyramid shape and with your fingertips, press the edges together.
- Repeat with the remaining wrappers and filling.
- Grease the Air Fryer Basket with cooking spray and then slide inside.
- Adjust the temperature of Air Fryer to 350°F to preheat for 5 minutes.
- After preheating, arrange the crab Rangoon into the greased Air Fryer Basket in a single layer.
- Spray the outside of each wrapper with cooking spray evenly.
- Slide the basket into Air Fryer and set the time for 5 minutes.
- After cooking time is finished, remove the crab Rangoon from Air Fryer and serve.