French Onion Dip and French Onion Dip Wantons

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Allison Fernandez Modified: March 23, 2022
French Onion Dip and French Onion Dip Wantons

How To Make French Onion Dip And French Onion Dip Wontons

This recipe is a sure party pleaser. Serve platters of these tasty onion dip wantons with cream cheese and chives alongside a creamy French onion dip.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 55 minutes
Total: 1 hour 10 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For French Onion Dip:

  • 8white onions,medium, thinly sliced
  • kosher salt,to taste
  • black pepper,freshly ground, to taste
  • tspgarlic powder
  • ½cupdry white wine,such as chardonnay
  • 8ozcream cheese,room temperature
  • ½cupparmesan cheese,grated, grated, plus more for serving
  • cupsmayonnaise
  • cupssour cream
  • 1tbspfresh chives,for garnish, thinly sliced
  • potato chip,and pretzels, for serving

For French Onion Dip Wontons:

  • 8ozcream cheese,room temperature
  • 1tbspfresh chives,thinly sliced
  • 6cupsneutral oil,such as canola, for frying
  • 12squarewonton wrappers
  • 1largeegg,beaten

Instructions

French Onion Dip:

  1. Add the onions to a large sauté pan over low heat and season with salt, pepper, and the garlic powder.

  2. Slowly cook the onions, stirring occasionally, until caramelized, about 45 minutes.

  3. Carefully pour in the white wine and let evaporate to cook out the alcohol, 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer half of the cooked onions to a medium bowl and set aside.

  4. Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the cream cheese until fully incorporated. Add the Parmesan, mayonnaise, and sour cream and stir to combine.

  5. Transfer to a bowl and garnish with the chives. Serve the warm or at room temperature.

French Onion Dip Wontons:

  1. To the bowl with the reserved caramelized onions, add the cream cheese and stir with a rubber spatula until fully incorporated. Add the chives and stir to combine. Transfer to the refrigerator to set while you heat the oil.

  2. Add the oil to a heavy-bottomed pot and heat over medium heat until it reaches 350 degrees F.

  3. Fill each wonton wrapper with 1 teaspoon of the chilled onion dip.

  4. Brush the edges of the wrappers with the beaten egg. then bring the opposite corners up and over the filling to meet in the center to create an “X” shape. Pinch the edges together to seal well.

  5. Working in batches, fry the wontons in the hot oil until golden brown, 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to drain.

  6. Transfer the wontons to a platter and serve immediately with the French onion dip and chips or pretzels for dipping.

  7. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

 

If served cold, the dip will be slightly thicker.

 

Nutrition

  • Calories: 4550.61kcal
  • Fat: 457.35g
  • Saturated Fat: 69.69g
  • Trans Fat: 1.30g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 239.88g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 135.41g
  • Carbohydrates: 90.36g
  • Fiber: 6.90g
  • Sugar: 17.28g
  • Protein: 29.46g
  • Cholesterol: 271.15mg
  • Sodium: 2384.76mg
  • Calcium: 554.61mg
  • Potassium: 836.24mg
  • Iron: 5.17mg
  • Vitamin A: 633.25µg
  • Vitamin C: 20.16mg
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