Wonton Soup

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wonton soup

Possibly my favorite soup in the world

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  • 8Servings

Ingredients

Wonton soup:

  • 8 cups Chinese chicken soup stock*
  • 1/2 cup raw chicken, diced
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch, mixed with 1 tablespoons water
  • 2 mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 1 carrot, thinly sliced
  • 16 wontons
  • 1 green onion, finely chopped, for garnish
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • Sprinkle of cilantro for garnish

Chinese chicken stock soup:

  • 8 cups Cannedor fresh chicken soup or 8 teaspoons powdered chicken soup and 8 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh ginger
  • 10 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 3 whole green onions
  • 1-2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • Dash of low-sodium soy sauce

Preparation

Wonton soup:

1. Coat chicken with cornstarch and water mixture. Set aside. 

2. Bring chicken soup to to a boil over high heat. Add chicken, mushrooms, carrot and wontons, and cook 4-7 minutes. 

3. Add green onion, sesame oil, and cilantro. Cook 1-2 minutes and serve.

Chinese chicken soup stock:

1. Make broth with either cannedor fresh chicken soup or powdered soup and water.

2. Add  ginger, garlic, green onions, sesame oil, soy sauce. Heat all ingredients together for 5-10 minutes to blend flavors. Bitayvon!

Here is a recipe to make your own wontons: http://www.joyofkosher.com/recipes/wontons/