Wonton Soup

 

Wonton Soup
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb ground pork (you can use chicken or turkey)
  • 5 green onions
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • fresh ginger
  • wonton wrappers
  • chicken broth
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Chop the garlic, 3 green onions and ginger.
  2. Mix it into the ground pork.
  3. Add salt and pepper.
  4. On a board place your wonton wrapper.
  5. Take a small rounded ball of your meat mixture and place it in the centre of the wrapper.
  6. Wet the edges with water.
  7. There are two ways you can wrap your wonton.
  8. Bring together the opposite corners and seal. Bring the other corners together and press to seal. It will resemble a dumpling.
  9. Or you can bring to opposite corners together and seal the dough around the meat. Flip up corners then seal.
  10. Chop the remaining two green onions.
  11. In a large pot bring 2 cups of chicken broth and 2 1/2 cups of water to a boil.
  12. Add the onions and carefully drop in the wontons.
  13. Cook until they start to float to the surface and become slightly translucent.
  14. Season with salt and pepper.
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Take 3 of the green onionsDSC_0014

 

And chopDSC_0018

 

Take the 3 cloves of garlicDSC_0006_01

And finely chop.DSC_0007

Take the gingerDSC_0001_01

And chop until you have about 1/2 tbsp.DSC_0012_01

In bowl add ground porkDSC_0003

Garlic, ginger, green onionsDSC_0019_01

And 1/2 tsp of salt and pepper.  Don’t you just love the close ups?DSC_0020_01

Mix together well.DSC_0021_01

On a board place a wonton wrapper.DSC_0023_01

Take a rounded teaspoonful of meat, roll into a ball and place in the center of the wrapper. Wet edges with water.DSC_0024_02

There are two different ways you can wrap the wonton.

Method 1: Bring opposite corners togetherDSC_0028_02

Then the remaining opposite corners.DSC_0029_02

Seal all the edges together.  It will look like a dumpling.DSC_0030

Method 2: Bring opposite corners together.  Press a seal tightly around meat.DSC_0032

Flip up corners and seal.DSC_0033

Continue making wontons until all the pork is used.DSC_0035_01

Slice remaining two green onions.DSC_0039

In large saucepan add 2 cups chicken broth,DSC_0037_01

2 1/2 cups water,DSC_0038

And green onions.  Bring to a boil over med-high heat.DSC_0043

Carefully drop each wonton into the boiling broth and cook until they begin floating to the surface and become slightly translucent.DSC_0044

Season broth with salt and pepper as needed.

Ladle 4-5 wontons into serving bowl and cover with broth.  Enjoy!DSC_0049

 

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