Fried Cheesy Hatch Green Chile Avocado Wontons • Recipe • I am New Mexico

Fried Cheesy Hatch Green Chile Avocado Wontons • Recipe

Looking for a way to infuse green chile into Asian food? Well, here is a spectacular way to make wontons, using world famous New Mexico chile.


Hatch Green Chile Wonton Garnished with Cilantro


  • 4 c Monterey Jack cheese; shred
  • 6 oz Green chiles; diced (a bout 2/3 cup)
  • 6 oz white onion (diced very finely)
  • 1 lb Frozen wonton skins; thawed
  • 1/2 large avocado
  • 1 Peanut oil
  • Salt


Combine cheese, chiles, onion, avocado; stir well. Working with one wonton skin at a time, spoon about 1 1/2 tsp. cheese mixture in center of each wonton. Moisten edges of wonton lightly with water. Fold wonton in half to form a triangle, pressing edges together to seal. Repeat procedure with remaining wonton skins and the remaining mixture of ingredients. Chill 20 min. Fry wontons in a small amount of hot oil (375) until golden brown, turning once. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with salt. Serve with guacamole or chile con queso.

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