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Cook the Book: Sesame Wonton Triangles with Smoked Salmon and Wasabi

Cook the Book: Sesame Wonton Triangles with Smoked Salmon and Wasabi

There was a time when crisp wonton chips with smoked salmon and wasabi would have been a very avant-garde thing to serve at a cocktail party. These days, they're almost retro. No matter: Everybody loves smoked salmon, and these Asian-inspired blinis, reprinted from The Bon Appétit Fast Easy Fresh Cookbook are a fun, easy way to serve it.

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Cook the Book: Sesame Wonton Triangles with Smoked Salmon and Wasabi

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About This Recipe

Yield:16

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup plus 1/2 teaspoon Asian sesame oil
  • 1 egg white
  • 8 wonton wrappers
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons wasabi paste
  • 1 teaspoon minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 6 ounces sliced smoked salmon
  • Daikon radish sprouts or other small sprouts

Procedures

  1. 1

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Whisk 1/4 cup oil and egg white in small bowl to blend. Place wonton wrappers in single layer on work surface; brush with some of oil mixture and sprinkle with half of sesame seeds. Fold diagonally in half. Brush with more oil mixture; sprinle with remaining seeds. Cut each into 2 triangles. Place on baking sheet. Bake until golden, about 13 minutes. Cool.

  2. 2

    Whisk vinegar, chives, wasabi, ginger, and remaining 1/2 teaspoon oil in bowl. Cover each wonton with 1 salmon slice, then drizzle with wasabi mixture. Top salmon with sprouts, then fold salmon over sprouts. Top with more sprouts.

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