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Easy Mushroom Wonton Soup

Steps to make this savory wonton soup: prepare wonton and make broth.
Course Soup
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword Easy Mushroom Wonton Soup, mushroom wonton soup recipe, wonton soup recipe, wonton soup with mushroom
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 50 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 539 kcal

Ingredients

Wonton Filling Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound minced pork
  • ½ cup shrimp peeled, deveined & minced
  • 3 water chestnuts minced
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon Shao Hsing rice cooking wine
  • 3/4 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons carrot finely diced
  • 3 tablespoons green onion chopped
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 18 wonton wrappers

Broth for 3 Servings

  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • 2 garlic cloves julienned
  • 1 teaspoon ginger julienned
  • 2 teaspoons onion chopped
  • tablespoons light soy sauce
  • tablespoons rice cooking wine
  • ½ teaspoon sesame oil
  • 18 wontons
  • 2 tablespoons green onions chopped
  • Salt to taste

Mushroom

  • 3 cups beech brown mushroom

Garnish

  • 3 hardboiled eggs peeled and cut in half
  • 1 stalk green onions chopped

Instructions

Making Wontons

  1. In a large bowl, combine pork, shrimp, egg white, green onion, water chestnut, carrots, Shao Hsing rice cooking wine, soy sauce, sesame oil, salt and ground black pepper.
  2. Mix well and add cornstarch to the mixture. Continue mixing.
  3. Cover mixture with saran wrap and refrigerate for an hour.
  4. Take a wonton wrapper and place it on your palm. Put a spoonful of mixture in the center of the wrapper. Use your other hand and gather up the four corners of the wrapper forming like a star.

Making Wonton Broth

  1. Use chicken broth or boil chicken with bones. You can also combine chicken and pork broth.

  2. Boil ½ to whole chicken with 6 cups of water. The more bones the tastier your soup will be.
  3. Bring it to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for an hour.
  4. Add onion, garlic and ginger, soy sauce, rice wine and sesame oil.
  5. When done, if you prefer a clear soup then strain the broth.
  6. Place back the strained broth in the pot. Again, bring it to boil over medium heat.
  7. Drop wonton and cook for 4-5 minutes. Remove and transfer the cooked wonton in a bowl if not eating right away or it will get soggy.
  8. If serving right away, 2 minutes before wonton is cooked, add brown mushroom. Cook for 2 minutes.
  9. Season with salt and pepper if needed.
  10. Garnish with chopped green onions and hard boiled egg before serving. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Easy Mushroom Wonton Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 539 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 298mg99%
Sodium 2940mg128%
Potassium 1053mg30%
Carbohydrates 39g13%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 34g68%
Vitamin A 2070IU41%
Vitamin C 32.7mg40%
Calcium 132mg13%
Iron 4.8mg27%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.