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Homemade Chinese Wonton Soup

Homemade Chinese Wonton Soup recipe that's authentic and easy to make! The wontons are made from scratch and the dumplings are filled with pork. It tastes just like your favorirte Chinese restaurant soup but much more healthy for you!
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 4

Ingredients

Wonton Wrappers

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup water

Pork Wonton Soup

  • 16 wonton wrappers see recipe above
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 6 garlic cloves crushed
  • 6 teaspoons crushed ginger
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups frozen peas
  • 1/2 cup chopped up scallions

Instructions

Wonton Wrappers

  • Pour sifted flour into a large bowl.
  • In separate bowl mix together egg, salt and water. Add this to the flour mixture.
  • Knead the dough until it's smooth. If the dough is not forming into a ball, add a little more water but do not make it sticky.
  • Let dough rest for 60 minutes.
  • Divide dough in half. One half a time, roll out on a cornstarch covered surface,rolling the dough as thin as you can get it.
  • Cut into approximately 3-4 inch squares.

Pork Wonton Soup

  • Brown ground pork in pan.
  • Mix garlic, ginger and soy sauce in bowl. Add this to the ground pork mixture and stir until evenly combined.
  • Lay out your wonton wrappers and add a spoonful of the ground pork mixture to each wonton. Close each wonton by bringing one corner to the other, then crimping the dough together with hand or fork.
  • Bring your chicken broth to a boil on the stove in a large pot.
  • Add in your frozen peas and pork wontons. Simmer 5 minutes or until peas are cooked.
  • Serve in bowls and garnish with chopped scallions.