Wonton soup

Wonton soup

By Food E Fare

Won ton soup is a classic Chinese soup known for its delicate and flavorful dumplings called wontons. The soup typically features a clear broth, filled with wontons that are filled with a mixture of ground meat (such as pork or shrimp) and seasonings. Here is the basic recipe:


For Won tons:

  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • 1/2 pound peeled and deveined shrimp, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, minced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 egg
  • Won ton wrappers

For Soup:

  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • Salt and white pepper, to taste


Prepare Won ton Filling:

  • In a bowl, combine ground pork, chopped shrimp, minced garlic, minced ginger, soy sauce, sesame oil, and the egg. Mix until well combined.

Assemble Won tons:

  • Lay out a won ton wrapper, place a small amount of filling in the center.
  • Moisten the edges of the wrapper with water and fold it into a triangle or your desired shape. Press the edges to seal.

Cook Won tons:

  • Bring a pot of water to a boil.
  • Drop the won tons into the boiling water and cook until they float to the surface, about 3-5 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon.

Prepare Soup:

  • In a separate pot, heat chicken broth over medium heat.
  • Add sliced green onions, sesame oil, salt, and white pepper to the broth. Adjust seasoning to taste.


  • Place a few cooked won tons in each serving bowl.
  • Ladle hot soup over the won tons.

Garnish and Enjoy:

  • Garnish the soup with additional sliced green onions if desired.
  • Serve hot and enjoy your homemade won ton soup.


Feel free to customize the filling or add vegetables to the soup for variation. Won ton soup is a comforting and delightful dish that is enjoyed in many Asian cuisines.

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