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Ok, I found this online. I LOVE these things!!!! But since Im trying to go vegetarian, how do I make them "Vegetatrian Crab Ragoon"? What and how do I substitute cream cheese, and crabmeat. Do they have "fake" crab meat?? Is there anything here NOT vegetarian besides the cream cheese and crab meat?<br><br><br><br><br><br>
Crispy Crab Rangoon<br><br><br><br>
(3 ounce) package cream cheese, softened<br><br>
2 green onions, finely chopped<br><br>
1/4 tsp. Worcestershire sauce<br><br>
1/8 tsp. sugar<br><br>
1/4 cup finely chopped imitation crabmeat<br><br>
1 teaspoon minced garlic<br><br>
16 wonton wrappers<br><br>
oil (for frying)<br><br>
sweet and sour sauce<br><br><br><br><br><br>
1. In a small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Add the sugar, Worcestershire sauce, onions, crab and garlic; mix well. Place about 1-1/2 teaspoons in the center of each wonton wrapper. Moisten edges with water; fold opposite corners over filling and press to seal.<br><br>
2. In an electric skillet, heat 1 inches of oil to 375°. Fry wontons for 1-2 minutes or until golden brown, turning once. Drain on paper towels. Serve with sweet-and-sour sauce.<br><br>
3. NOTE: Fill wonton wrappers a few at a time, keeping the others covered with a damp paper towel until ready to use.<br><br><br><br>
*You can also bake them in the oven at 350 for about 5minutes for a healthier, less greasy version. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray, then spray the rangoons with a bit of the spray for a little crispiness. I think they actually taste better baked, but it's all a matter of personal preference =)
 

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i would marinate tofu and use that as a sub, you can use i think gomashio for the flavor.<br><br><br><br>
i've never had crab before and have always had veg*n crab rangoon. i had it with either regular cream cheese or tofutti cream cheese in it.<br><br><br><br>
now i can't stand cream cheese..
 

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Cream cheese is vegetarian. It's not vegan.<br><br><br><br>
Worcestershire sauce contains anchovies most of the time and is not vegetarian. There are vegan kinds, though. You'll have to read the bottles or specifically buy veg-friendly ones.
 

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If you can't find vegetarian worcestershire sauce, Chinese black vinegar is a good (and cheap) substitute.<br><br><br><br>
I'd consider just mixing up some extra-firm tofu tofu, kelp flakes and a bit of sugar to substitute for the crab. A lot of the flavour will come from the cream cheese and green onions anyway.
 

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When I ate dairy, I always wished I could get the crab rangoon sans crab. I thought the cream cheese, onions, and crispy wonton shell were the best part! I'd just omit the wannabe fish, if I were you. Just do cream cheese (tofutti better than cream cheese??) scallions/onions, and wonton wrappers.
 

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There are vegetarian crab substitutes available in larger Asian markets, most have egg whites though, for the vegans who might be reading this...<br><br><br><br>
As CookingVeg said, you'll get most of the flavor from the cream cheese and other ingredients. If I recall, the veg. "crab" really had no flavor anyway, just texture.<br><br><br><br>
If you can sub the Worchester sauce and the crab, the rest of the recipe should be just fine as it is. Vegans can use Tofutti cream cheese.<br><br><br><br>
Also, to be aware, there is a product called imitation 'Krab' sold in most supermarkets but it is made from a fish base, so it's NOT vegetarian, just so you know...
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>Jessica Alana</strong> <a href="/forum/post/0"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/yes.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":yes:"> imitation crab is made from pollock.</div>
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<br><br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/laugh.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":lol:"> I know, but when I was posting, I had a brain lapse and the only spelling I could think of was "polock" and I <i><b>knew</b></i> that wasn't right... so I just said "fish"...
 

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<p>A-1 sauce is a good vegan replacement for <span style="background-color:rgb(253,252,250);color:rgb(24,24,24);font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;line-height:normal;">Worcestershire sauce and is easy to find, tastes better, and is less expensive than sauces specifically marked vegetarian </span><span style="background-color:rgb(253,252,250);color:rgb(24,24,24);font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;line-height:normal;">Worcestershire sauce.</span></p>
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>pyrzqxgl</strong> <a href="/t/60380/vegetarian-crab-rangoon#post_3213695"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br><p>A-1 sauce is a good vegan replacement for <span style="background-color:rgb(253,252,250);color:rgb(24,24,24);font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;line-height:normal;">Worcestershire sauce and is easy to find, tastes better, and is less expensive than sauces specifically marked vegetarian </span><span style="background-color:rgb(253,252,250);color:rgb(24,24,24);font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;line-height:normal;">Worcestershire sauce.</span></p>
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Ive read that A-1 may contain anchovy or some other non-vegetarian ingredient. Anyone else know about this?</p>
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>SkepticalVegan</strong> <a href="/t/60380/vegetarian-crab-rangoon/0_60#post_3213721"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br><p><br><br>
Ive read that A-1 may contain anchovy or some other non-vegetarian ingredient. Anyone else know about this?</p>
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<p>Not in the U.S. at least. When I first turned veg'n I read the label surprised I couldn't find anything suspect. I emailed the company and they verified it was vegan.</p>
<p>I have some right now and the only unnatural sounding thing is postassium sorbate.</p>
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<p>I never used it on meat, my son did, but I love it on bean burgers and lentil loaves.</p>
 

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You can also find crab ragoon recipes here <a href="http://www.vegweb.com" target="_blank">www.vegweb.com</a> I think most of them just use the tofutti cream cheese and dulse or kelp flakes.I haven't tried them but love to.Just have not had the time.They all look so yum!;-)
 

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<p>There's a bunch of homemade Worcestershire sauce recipes <a href="http://www.buzzle.com/articles/worcestershire-sauce-substitute.html" target="_blank">here</a>. Most of the recipes/subs are animal product free.</p>
 
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