5 ingredients are all you need to make these crab rangoons! Serve up this easy and delicious seafood appetizer that is loaded with a creamy filling and a crunchy outer shell.
Serve up these cream cheese Rangoon for a tasty side dish to go with your Chinese dinner or an appetizer.
Table of contents
Why Make Air Fryer Crab Rangoons
- 5 ingredients
- Easy assembly
- Cooks quickly
- Just as good as ordering Chinese takeout
- Less oil used than traditional method
- Cream cheese
- Crab meat
- Soy sauce
- Green onions
- Wonton wrappers
How to Make
Full directions on how to make crab rangoons are in the printable recipe card below.
In a food processor or with a knife, finely chop up the crab meat.
Add cream cheese, soy sauce, and green onions in a bowl. Mix well then stir in crab.
Place wonton wrappers out and drop a teaspoon of the crab mixture in center of each wrapper.
Wet finger and run over the edges. Close the Rangoon, pulling together.
Place in air fryer basket and air fry for 10 minutes till crispy.
When it comes to these stuffed crab rangoons, you will find they are best warm and hot. If you don’t eat them all you can refrigerate them for 1-2 days.
Once cold it’s ok to eat cold or warm them up in air fryer or microwave. The texture will alter a bit and be softer once the rangoons chill off.
Tips and Variations to Recipe
- Leave out the crab meat.
- Add ¼ teaspoon of sugar for added sweetness.
- If you don’t like green onions it can be omitted.
- Make as many or few as you would like.
- Air fry in a single layer so food evenly cooks. Otherwise, you might have soft spots on rangoons from undercooking.
- Bake in the oven if you do not own an air fryer.
- Spritz wonton wrappers with cooking spray to crisp up the wrappers as they air fry.
Common questions for cream cheese crab rangoon, are listed below to help you master this crab rangoon recipe.
Yes. You can freeze crab rangoons if you don’t eat them. Place in an airtight container or sealable freezer bag. Freeze for 2-3 months.
Warm up in the microwave or in the air fryer. For the air fryer, do 350 degrees and then heat until warmed through.
It all depends on the brand of wonton wrappers you buy. You will find some wrappers are gluten free. Others can be made in factories with gluten and such. So always read the labels.
Crab is a good you can eat in moderation when cooked. Whether lump crab or imitation crab. The concern with seafood is mercury when pregnant.
To fold a Rangoon you want to dip your finger in water and move it all around the edges. Place mixture in the center and then use your fingers to pinch up the edges. The water acts like glue.
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Let me know how you like these homemade crab rangoon in air fryer. They are just as delicious as being baked or fried in oil!