Crab and Brie Wonton Recipe
Try Crab and Brie Wonton for an easy to make, elegant appetizer bite for your next party, potluck or holiday get-together. Luscious crab paired with creamy triple creme brie makes this a very impressive and luxurious appetizer – sure to impress.
Since this can be assembled the day before and then popped in the oven about 15 minutes before serving while your guests enjoy a cocktail. This is a great appetizer bite to serve when hosting an appetizer party or any holiday or party.
Crab and Brie Wonton Appetizer Bites
- 2 T unsalted butter
- 1 egg - beaten with 1 T of water
- 1 T honey
- 12 oz lump crab meat - picked over to remove any shell and rinsed in lemon juice
- 12 oz Triple creme Brie* or spreadable brie - cut into 24 pieces and kept very cold
- 24 wonton wrappers - large
- Parchment paper
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
- Melt butter and set aside.
- Cut rind from brie and keep very cold or use spreadable brie.
- Whisk egg with 1 T of water until smooth
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
- Place 24 wonton wrapper on the parchment paper
- Lightly brush wonton wrappers with melted butter.
- Place a piece of brie in the center of the wonton wrapper
- Top brie with 1/2 oz of crab meat
- Drizzle with a couple of drops of honey
To Make a Wonton or Beggars Purse
- Wonton:Fold diagonally, then using a fork seal wontons
- Beggars Purse:Fold corners diagonally to the center, pinching together the opposite corners holding the pouch in the palm of one hand, gently twist the top of the pouch to seal.
- Brush each purse with butter
- Brush each purse with egg-wash
- Place on a parchment-lined sheet pan. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until the purses are golden brown
- Serve warm
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