YIELD: 25 WONTONS
1 cup buttermilk or regular blue cheese
¾ cup dried black mission figs
2 Tbsps. port wine
1 pinch salt
25 wonton wrappers
1 quart vegetable or canola oil
Combine blue cheese, figs and port wine in a food processor and process until well combined. Season with salt.
Place approximately 1 tsp. of cheese mixture in the center of each wonton.
Beat egg to create egg wash, and brush egg wash along edge of wonton.
Fold edges of wonton, seal and form into desired shape.
Heat oil in a large Dutch oven or deep fryer to 350°F and fry wontons (6 to 8 at a time) until golden brown.
Photo: Emmi Roth Kase USA
Recipe: Chef Dan Fox, The Madison Club, Madison, WI