EASY HOMEMADE WONTON SOUP RECIPE

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This authentic homemade wonton soup recipe is easy and fun to make! Each hearty bowl is packed with plump pork dumplings, fresh vegetables and jumbo shrimp.

If you are looking for the ULTIMATE Asian comfort food, this wonton soup recipe is where it’s at! Instead of chicken noodle, my family would down bowls of this delicious steamy dumpling soup as an appetizer or when we were feeling under the weather.

The light savory broth with healthy vegetables and savory dumplings were just what you needed to make you feel energized and cozy again. Why not invite some eager eaters to a dumpling party to help you fill, shape, and enjoy a hot bowl of easy homemade wonton soup!

To make each plump dumpling, it’s all about the filling. The base is a mixture of ground pork, fresh ginger, soy sauce, sesame oil, sliced scallions and a hint of sugar. All of these ingredients merry together to give you a savory Asian flavored wonton.

It’s a good idea to test the filling by cooking a small amount in the microwave for 10 seconds to ensure that the seasoning is just right. I added a tiny piece of shrimp in the center of each dumpling, but this is optional.

EASY HOMEMADE WONTON SOUP RECIPE
EASY HOMEMADE WONTON SOUP RECIPE

INGREDIENTS

Wontons-

  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 2 teaspoons ginger freshly grated or finely minced
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Sesame oil
  • 1/3 cup green onions thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper freshly ground
  • 32 small shrimp cooked or raw, peeled (Optional)
  • 32 wonton wrappers square, Nasoya

Soup-

  • 2 teaspoons Sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger freshly grated or finely minced
  • 7 cups chicken broth
  • 4 ounces brown mushrooms sliced, about 1 ½ cups
  • 1 carrot thinly sliced on a diagonal
  • 3 leaves baby bok choy separated
  • 1 pound large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1/3 cup green onions thinly sliced

INSTRUCTIONS
Wontons-

  1. In a medium sized bowl combine pork, 2 teaspoons ginger, sugar, soy sauce, sesame oil, ⅓ cup green onions, salt, and pepper. Mix until thoroughly combined. To test for seasoning, place a small amount on a microwave-safe plate and microwave on high power until cooked through, about 10 seconds. Taste for seasoning and add more salt or pepper if needed.
  2. Place one wonton wrapper in the center of the cutting board, keeping the rest covered with plastic. Place a 2 teaspoon-sized portion of pork filling in the center of the wrapper, and top with a single small shrimp. Using your fingertip or brush, moisten the wrapper with water around the edge.
  3. Lift two opposite corners up to meet at a point, then use your fingers to seal the rest of the sides tightly, forming a triangle, and squeezing out as much air as possible.

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