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What are crab rangoon?
Crab rangoon are deep-fried dumplings served in American Chinese restaurants. Crab rangoon are stuffed with a combination of cream cheese, lightly flaked crab meat with scallions and garlic. These fillings are wrapped in Chinese wonton wrappers in a triangular or flower shape, then deep fried in vegetable oil.
Crab rangoon are considered a traditional Chinese dish that was invented at a Polynesian-Style restaurant in the mid 1950s.
In the Pacific Northwest states of America crab rangoon are also known as crab puffs. They may also be referred to as crab pillows, crab cheese wontons, or cheese wontons.
Crab rangoon are appetizers in American Chinese cuisine of North America. They are served often with soy sauce, plum sauce, duck sauce, sweet and sour sauce, or mustard for dipping.
Pick up some crab rangoon from your local Chinese cuisine or try using a quick and easy recipe for this dish.