wonton soup

wonton soup

inspired by pinterest 

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for soup:

  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon ginger
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 4 ounces shiitake mushrooms
  • 2 baby bok choy, roughly chopped
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon miso paste (if you can find it)

for wontons:

  • 1 can of shrimp, drained and diced
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon teriyaki sauce
  • 1 teaspoon reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon ginger
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon Sriracha
  • salt and pepper
  • won ton wrappers

in a bowl, combine shrimp, garlic, green onions, teriayki sauce, soy sauce, ginger, sesame oil, Sriracha, salt and pepper and mix together.  to assemble wontons, you will first need a small bowl of water.

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place wrapper on a cutting board and spoon 1 tbsp of shrimp mixture into the center of the wonton.  dip your finger in the water and rub the edges of the wrapper.  fold opposite corners together pinching them making sure they seal.  (it is important they seal tightly so they don’t leak in the soup!)

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on medium heat, heat 1 tablespoon sesame oil dutch oven (or large pot).  add garlic and ginger, and cook for 1-2 minutes while stirring.  whisk in chicken broth, mushrooms 2 cups of water, salt and pepper.  be liberal with the salt!  bring to a boil and then reduce the heat to a simmer until the mushrooms are soft.  this will take around 10 minutes.  stir in bok choy and green onions. then add miso paste and mix well.  place wontons in soup and cook for about 3 minutes.  enjoy homemade asian take out!

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3 comments

  1. Abbi

    Wow! Looks awesome!

  2. I love wontons! A little work, but you can make tons and freeze them for later consumption. :)

  3. I have one tons on hand, and this looks like a very good way to use them.

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