These deep fried pockets of spiced ground beef have a Latin flair your guests will love.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add beef; cook, stirring often, until just cooked through, 3 to 5 minutes. Drain off fat. Transfer beef to a large bowl.

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  • Heat remaining tablespoon oil in same skillet over medium heat. Add onion; cook, stirring often, until soft, about 5 minutes. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds more. Add bell peppers; cook, stirring often, until soft, about 5 minutes. Let cool. Transfer to bowl with beef. Stir in spices, cheese, and cilantro.

  • Combine cornstarch and 3/4 cup water in a small bowl. Lay wonton wrappers on a clean work surface; lightly brush edges with cornstarch mixture.

  • Spoon 1 tablespoon beef mixture onto the center of each wonton; fold in the sides, and roll up. Repeat with remaining wontons and filling.

  • Heat about 5 inches oil in a large heavy saucepan until it reaches 365 degrees on a deep-fry thermometer. Add wonton rolls in batches of 5 to 6; fry until golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer to paper towels using a slotted spoon; let drain. Serve warm with chipotle sour cream. Garnish with cilantro and paprika.

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