Apricot Lamb Won Tons

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Quick Facts

Servings: 12
Prep Time: 45 min.
Cook Time: 1 hr. 40 min.
Total: 2 hr. 25 min.
Crispy won tons stuffed with lamb and apricot will be eaten up quickly at your next gathering.


  • 1 10 oz jar apricot preserves
  • 1 cup water, divided
  • 2 Tbs soy sauce
  • 1 Tbs white vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp fresh ginger, finely chopped
  • 2 cups cooked lamb leg or shoulder, finely chopped (about 8 oz)
  • 1/4 cup carrot, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup daikon radish, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup cashews, finely chopped
  • 1 16 oz package won ton skins
  • Vegetable oil for deep frying


  • For glaze, in 2-quart saucepan, combine preserves, 1/2 cup water, soy sauce, vinegar, and ginger. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer uncovered 3 to 4 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring constantly.
  • Combine lamb, carrot, radish, cashews, and 1/2 cup of glaze; add 1/2 cup water to remaining glaze and set aside to use as a dipping sauce. Place 1 tsp of lamb mixture in center of each won ton skin. Fold one corner over the filling to meet opposite corner and moisten edges with water to seal. Keep won ton skins and filled won tons covered in damp towels while you work so they do not dry out.
  • In 3-quart heavy saucepan, heat vegetable oil to 360°F. Fry three to four won tons at a time, 1 to 2 minutes or until golden brown; turn over once. Remove and drain on paper towels. Serve with dipping sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 151
  Calories from Fat 58 (38%)
(10%)Total Fat 7g
(9%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
(4%)Cholesterol 13mg
(5%)Sodium 129mg
(5%)Potassium 158mg
Total Carbohydrate 19g
(2%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 16g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(12%)Protein 6g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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