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A blue bowl with wonton soup
Wonton Soup Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
15 mins

A delicious homemade wonton soup made from scratch with a filling of shrimp/prawn and pork in a flavourful chicken broth, this is comfort food at its best; Asian style. Quick and easy to make, with delicious dumplings that take only minutes to make, this soup is ideal for a busy midweek dinner, and it's better than any Chinese take-away. Ready in just 15 minutes, this is a fantastic recipe for the Chinese New Year

Course: Soup
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: chinese soup recipes
Servings: 5 servings
Calories: 208 kcal
Author: Daniela Apostol
For the filling
  • 100 g ground pork
  • 100 g shrimp/prawns, finely chopped
  • 1 spring onion, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves a garlic, finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon oyster sauce
  • ½ teaspoon soy sauce
  • ½ teaspoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 25 wonton wrappers
For the soup
  • 5 cups chicken broth (stock)
  • a handful of pak choi
  • 2 spring onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, chopped
  1. To make the filling, mix all the ingredients.

  2. Place about a teaspoon of the mixture onto a wonton wrapper, then brush the edges with water.

  3. Fold the wrapper like a triangle, then bring the corners together to seal. Repeat until you use up the mixture.

  4. Add boiling water to a pan, then add about 5-10 wontons at a time, depending how big your pan is.

  5. Leave to boil for about 5 minutes or until the wontons float and they are cooked through.

  6. To make the soup, add the chicken broth to a pan together with the garlic, ginger, pak choi and spring onion, then bring to a boil.

  7. Add one-two ladlefuls of the chicken broth, then some wontons.

  8. Serve hot!

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Nutrition Facts
Wonton Soup Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 208 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 68mg23%
Sodium 1292mg54%
Potassium 305mg9%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 70IU1%
Vitamin C 19.4mg24%
Calcium 71mg7%
Iron 2.4mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.