What are some of the most flavorful Chinese wonton soup recipes?


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Some of the most flavorful Chinese wonton soup recipes includes a pork or chicken broth with a pork filling in the wontons. Either purchase chicken broth or chicken stock; or make the broth by straining the liquid of boiled pork trotters, chicken bones, prosciutto, dried shrimp, ginger, scallions and cabbage.

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What are some of the most flavorful Chinese wonton soup recipes?
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Make Food Network's wonton soup by heating 1 tablespoon of oil over medium high heat and cooking 1 tablespoon of minced garlic and 1 tablespoon of ginger. After a few minutes, add 1/4 cup of sliced scallions and 10 cups of chicken broth. Bring everything to a boil, then reduce to a simmer to 30 minutes.

Meanwhile, mix up the wonton filling by pouring 3 tablespoons of sliced scallions, 1 egg yolk, 2 teaspoons of soy sauce, 1 1/2 teaspoons of rice wine vinegar and 1/2 teaspoon of sesame oil into a bowl. Mix in 1/4 teaspoon of crushed red pepper and 1/2 pound of ground pork. Place 1 teaspoon of the mixture onto a wonton wrapper, and fold the wrapper around it, pinching together and moistening the edges to create a seal. After 30 minutes at simmer, add 1 1/2 cups of sliced bok choy, 1/2 cup of sliced shiitake mushroom caps and 1/4 cup of sliced bamboo shoots to the soup. Add the wontons, and cook for 5 minutes.

Another recipe suggests that the wonton filling consist of not only 1/2 pound of pork, soy sauce, oyster sauce, sesame oil, sherry and sugar with some green onion, cornstarch and white pepper. You can add a seafood flavor by using shrimp in conjunction with the pork.

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