Cranberry Brie Chicken Wonton Tacos Recipe

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Festive and Tasty Cranberry Brie Chicken Wonton Tacos are a fabulous holiday appetizer

I love appetizers. There’s an amazing variety of appetizers to be had or created and seriously how much fun is it to nibble on different appies. These Cranberry Brie Chicken Wonton Tacos are no exception. I’m addicted to them, give me a table full of appetizers like these and I’m set, that’s my kind of meal.

Cranberry Brie Chicken Wonton Tacos

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As you may have guessed from a lot of our recipes like this Cranberry Brie Chicken Wonton Tacos recipe, we love chicken. It’s our favourite protein. When you have a picky eater like my daughter you rejoice when you have a protein they like and you can make a variety of recipes out of so that you don’t get bored with the same old same old. I had a lot of fun testing out these Cranberry Brie Chicken Wonton Tacos. I love brie and wanted something for the holiday season so enter the cranberries and hello the chicken was a no-brainer. I’ve been dying to try my hand at wonton tacos for something different and that’s how this recipe came to be.

Cranberry Brie Chicken Wonton TacosThat’s one of the many reasons why being a Canadian Chicken Farmers Ambassador this year was such a good fit for myself and my family. We really do eat more chicken than other protein. We also care about supporting family and locally owned business of which the majority of Canadian Chicken farmers are family owned businesses.

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So who is ready to check out this delicious Cranberry Brie Chicken Wonton Tacos?

Cranberry Brie Chicken Wonton Tacos Recipe

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Cranberry Brie Chicken Wonton Tacos Recipe

  • Author: Michelle-Powered by Mom
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 40 mins
  • Yield: 9 1x
  • Category: Appetizer

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Ingredients

  • 912 wonton wrappers
  • Canola oil, for frying
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast strips
  • 1 tbsp kosher salt
  • 1 tbsp cracked peppercorns
  • 2 tsp fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 2 oz prosciutto, chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 9 oz brie, sliced into thin strips
  • ½ cup cranberry sauce
  • 2 tbsp toasted walnuts, chopped

Instructions

  1. In a small frying pan over medium heat, add a thin layer of canola oil, no more than ¼ inch in depth. Once hot, place a single wonton sheet in the oil and allow it to fry for a few seconds before grabbing a corner with tongs and pulling it gently up out of the oil and over the rest of the wonton to create a taco shell shape. Hold the corner up until the bottom in the oil is golden and crispy, then flip the wonton over and continue holding it in shape until the bottom crisps. Remove from the oil and place on a paper towel-lined plate, then repeat with remaining wonton wrappers. This step can be done a few hours ahead if needed and stored in a plastic bag with a paper towel.
  2. Pat dry the chicken breast strips and trim excess fat if needed. Season generously with the salt, pepper, and rosemary, patting it into both sides of the chicken.
  3. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium high heat, then add the chopped prosciutto and cook, stirring frequently, for two minutes. Add the chicken and cook until no longer pink and the thickest portion of the chicken is 165 degrees, turning halfway through, around 6 minutes. Remove from the pan and let sit for a couple minutes, then slice into thin strips.
  4. To assemble the wonton tacos, distribute the chicken between the 9 best wonton wrappers, then add a slice or two of the brie. Top with a dollop of cranberry sauce, then sprinkle with toasted walnuts and enjoy!

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I’m not going to lie, frying the wonton wraps and making them a taco shape can be a bit finicky. Have some extras for the first time you make it because if you’re like me you’ll break a few at first. It’s okay you’ll quickly get the hang of it and it’s so worth it because these Cranberry Brie Chicken Wonton Tacos are going to be a hit. Personally I triple the recipe because these Cranberry Brie Chicken Wonton Tacos go oh so quickly and that’s before I even share them with my family 😉

 Cranberry Brie Chicken Wonton TacosI love the tartness of the craberry sauce (of which mine is more cranberries than sauce) paired with the chicken, herbs and the brie itself oh my. The toasted walnuts just add another level of crispiness but you can leave out nuts for those with allergies of course.  Cranberry Brie Chicken Wonton TacosNow just imagine serving this yummy deliciousness called  Cranberry Brie Chicken Wonton Tacos to your friends and family this holiday season. I think I’m going to eat these all year long and change up the fruit sauce. I’m thinking chopped mangos could also work along with a few other fruity delights.Cranberry Brie Chicken Wonton TacosIf you don’t have fresh rosemary you can use dried but the fresh rosemary just adds a whole other level of taste so if you can get it do, it’s totally worth it. Cranberry Brie Chicken Wonton TacosIf I’ve made you hungry enough now how about a fabulous giveaway? Chicken Farmers of Canada is giving away a $500 Bed, Bath and Beyond Gift Card! Wow?! Enter below and GOOD LUCK!

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Disclosure: I am participating in the Chicken Farmers of Canada campaign managed by SJ Consulting. I received compensation in exchange for my participation in this campaign. The opinions on this blog are my own.

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  1. This is such a unique idea. I am thinking that I may make these for an upcoming baby shower. It’s a fun use of wonton wrappers, and everyone likes tacos and brie!

  2. These look quite good. I like how the flavors would compliment each other. A very different recipe but one that would work well.

  3. This is such a beautiful taco meal. It would seem perfect for Christmas parties. I love the berries. I love crunch too and chicken. How delicious to eat this.

  4. This would have been a great recipe to have had over the holidays. It sounds delicious with brie and cranberries.

  5. Ok, I didn’t see that coming….interesting ingredients put together and something I would have never thought of…but they look great. One of my favorite foods is a different combination of things too, so I have an open mind….and like I said, they look great…

  6. What a creative recipe! I love cranberry paired with savory dishes. So yummy! I am definitely going to try this one out:) Thanks for sharing!

  7. This is a great unique recipe i would like to try. I’m not sure if my kids would eat it, but I won’t know until I try it. It’s all about presentation right!

  8. I like bacon a whole lot. I think it’s not very healthy though I still enjoy it. Seems like just a little bit of a good time.

  9. I know the giveaway is already over but I just have to say these look delicious. I think I could eat these 4 days outt of the week. I’ve never made anything with cranberries but they add such pretty color & I love brie!

  10. This looks absolutely amazing! I’m definitely going to have to try it sometime. I love the combination of cranberry and chicken, as it’s so yummy! I’ve never had Brie, though, so I’d be curious to see what it tastes like. The Cranberry Brie Chicken Wonton Tacos truly look delicious and sound even better – I will definitely be trying it soon.

  11. You guys in O Canada must have huge wontons compared to ours stateside..ours are tiny..unless these are one bite appetizers?
    Now I do makea killer wonton crab Rangoon that is out of this world delicious

  12. These sound so good. I love cranberries with my chicken. This would make a great meal. Thank you so much for sharing

  13. This is such a unique recipe, it sounds delicious though! Cranberries are my favorite during the holidays. I definitely want to try it asap, thanks for sharing! 🙂

  14. This sounds delicious. I love cranberries with cheese, so I bet the brie would be amazing, then add in the crunch of the wonton…yummmmm. Thanks for the idea.

  15. I love this combo! What a great idea! Everyone loves brie and tacos! This is sure to be a crowd pleaser! I am totally going to make this for an upcoming New Years party! Thank you for the amazing recipe! 🙂

  16. These cranberry Brie chicken wonton tacos are amazing. Made them a few days ago. And they was the hit of the party

  17. These wonton tacos look so good! Very pretty visually and I am loving the ingredients! Love to try different foods out 🙂 Thank you for sharing 🙂

  18. Your special Cranberry Brie Chicken Wonton Tacos Recipe looks especially yummy I will be making this over the coming weekend, it looks so delicious.

  19. These will be on my Christmas Brunch menu! I’m from So. Calif. so working with wonton wrappers shouldn’t be a problem.

  20. With the holidays just around the corner, and cranberry being such a wonderful addition, I would make the Chili Cranberry Fusion Meatballs!