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Chinese Vegan Hors d’Oeuvre Triangles

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Cook Time: 5 to 6 Minutes

Some of my favorite dishes at Chinese restaurants are the appetizers they serve. Before becoming vegan, I used to order a plate of these to have before my meal. Now, being vegan, it is hard to find a good Chinese appetizer not made with egg noodles, pork, and shrimp. I have been experimenting with the recipe to make a vegan Chinese appetizer. These are also great for your main meal served with a Chinese noodle soup, carrots, celery, and green onions on the side.

Ingredients Vegan Hors d'Oeuvre

½ Cup Chinese-style Thin Rice Noodle, broken into 1-inch pieces

2 Tablespoons margarine

½ Cup Cooked Broccoli, finely chopped

½ Cup Cooked Cauliflower, finely chopped

¼ Cup Cooked Snow Peas, finely chopped

¼ Cup Cooked Carrots, finely chopped

6 Fresh Medium Mushrooms, finely chopped

6 Green Onions, finely chopped

¼ Cup Water Chestnuts, finely chopped

1 ½ Tablespoons Dry Sherry

½ Teaspoon Salt

1/8 Teaspoon Pepper

40 Wonton Wrappers

Ingredients Sweet and Sour Sauce

4 Teaspoons cornstarch

1 Cup Water

½ Cup Distilled White Vinegar

½ Cup Vegan Raw Sugar

¼ Cup Tomato Paste

Prepare Vegan Hors d'Oeuvre Filling

  1. Prepare Sweet and Sour sauce set aside; combine all ingredients in small saucepan. Bring to boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil 1-minute, stirring constantly.
  2. Cook noodles according the package directions, rinse and drain
  3. Heat margarine in wok or large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chopped mushrooms, carrots, broccoli, cauliflower, green onions, and water chestnuts. Stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes until vegetable are tender.
  4. Remove wok from the stove. Add noodles, dry sherry, salt, and pepper mix well. Spoon 1 tablespoon of vegetable mixture into center of each wonton wrapper. Brush the edges of the wonton wrapper with water; fold the wrapper in half forming a triangle. Pinch edges together to seal the wrapper.
  5. Heat vegetable oil in wok or large skillet to 375° F. Add 4 to 6 triangles at a time; cook until golden-brown on both sides; 5 to 6 minutes. Remove from pan and drain on paper towels.


Serve with sweet and sour sauce. Decorate your plate with carrots, celery, and green onions. The Hors d'Oeuvre can be served on a bed of lettuce or cabbage.

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  1. Granny Smith
    Granny Smith
    I love Chinese food and this looks so simple to make and sounds so delicious
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  2. Julie Davis
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  3. Shiela
    Looks delicious
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  4. Terry McGee
    Looks delicious
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  5. Jose Rodriguez
    very nice looks yummy I love Chinese food thanks
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  6. Jessica Sierra
    This sounds good and easy to make I adore Chinese food especially the wontons
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  7. Veganara
    Voted. These look and sound amazing! I love Chinese food anyway. I have a new blog out here btw, don't know if you have seen it yet (it is a bit of a rant I must admit, LOL!)
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    1. Julie Sinclair
      Julie Sinclair
      Yes dear I will find your post and read this one. I am happy that you are writing here and I do enjoy all of your work.
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  8. BuddhasDelight
    double yum! voted! congrats :)
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    1. Julie Sinclair
      Julie Sinclair
      Thank you so much this is very delicious
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