Wonton soup is a popular soup that can be found at any Chinese restaurant. It consists of meat-filled dumplings in a delicious soup with vegetables.
Servings 6 servings
- 1 lb lean ground pork
- ½ lb shrimp peeled, deveined and finely chopped
- 2 green onions finely chopped
- 2 tsp grated fresh ginger
- 1 tbsp soy sauce
- 2 tsp rice vinegar
- ¼ tsp fine salt
- ¼ tsp ground white pepper
- 40 wonton wrappers
- 10 cups chicken stock
- 1- inch piece fresh ginger peeled and sliced
- Salt and ground white pepper to taste
- ½ lb bok choy
- 1 cup broccoli florets
- Chopped green onion for garnish
In a large bowl, mix together the pork, shrimp, green onions, ginger, soy sauce, rice vinegar, salt and pepper.
Fill the center of a wonton wrapper with 1 heaping teaspoon of the filling. Wrap the edges around the filling. Repeat with the rest of the wrappers and filling.
Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the wontons and let boil for 4- 5 minutes or until they float. Drain and set aside.
In a medium pot, bring the chicken stock to a boil, and then reduce to a simmer. Add the sliced ginger, bok choy and broccoli florets, and simmer for 2 minutes.
Season the broth with salt and white pepper to taste. Drop in desire number of wontons you like in the soup.
Ladle the wonton soup into individual bowls and top with green onions.
Calories: 536kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 132mg | Sodium: 1240mg | Potassium: 946mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1848IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 121mg | Iron: 4mg