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Homemade wonton filling
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Wonton Soup

Easy pork filled wontons for wonton soup. This recipe makes about 24 wontons and will serve 4-6. If you plan on substituting low-sodium, tamari, or coconut aminos, be aware that they are not as salty and you'll need to adjust accordingly.
Prep Time40 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 5
Calories: 515kcal
Author: Cynthia

Ingredients

Wonton Filling

Wonton Soup

  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 1 Tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 Tablespoon ginger minced
  • 4 oz. sliced mushrooms
  • 1 small head bok choy sliced thin
  • 4 oz. snow peas sliced on the diagonal
  • 3 green onions sliced on the diagonal
  • 8 oz. shrimp sliced lengthwise

Instructions

Making the wonton filling

  • Mix all the ingredients together with your hands, pork, green onions, soy sauce, rice wine, ginger, brown sugar and egg yolk. Let mixture sit for about 20 minutes while you prep the ingredients for the soup.
    ingredients for wontons

Assembling the wontons

  • Put 1 teaspoon of filling in the center of wonton wrapper.
    Homemade wonton filling
  • Brush all the edges of wrapper with water. Fold edges together to form a triangle.
    How to make homemade wontons. Seal the edges of the wontons with a little water.
  • Pinch edges together to form a little package.
    How to make wontons. Fold the edges of the wontons together.
  • Cover wontons with a damp cloth and refrigerate the wontons if they won't be cooked immediately.
    wontons raw
  • Meanwhile, prepare the soup:

Wonton Soup

  • In a large pot over medium heat, heat sesame oil. Add garlic, mushrooms, and ginger and cook one minute. Add broth and bring to a boil.
    veggies for wonton soup
  • As soon as the broth comes to a boil, reduce heat to simmer. Check the broth for seasoning at this point. Drop wontons in gently.
  • The wontons cook for about 5 minutes, so after 1 or 2 minutes, add the shrimp, snow peas and bok choy. Let cook just until shrimp are pink and vegetables are cooked, about 3-4 minutes. When the wontons are done, they will float to the surface.
  • Garnish with green onions.
    closeup wonton
  • Makes 4-5 generous portions.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 515kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 194mg | Sodium: 2491mg | Potassium: 716mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1447IU | Vitamin C: 55mg | Calcium: 188mg | Iron: 6mg