Hong Kong-style wonton soup is a classic comfort food that is both flavorful and satisfying. This soup is made with delicate wonton dumplings filled with juicy pork and shrimp, served in a clear broth made with chicken bones and dried seafood. Wonton soup is a staple dish in Hong Kong cuisine, and with this recipe, you can enjoy it in the comfort of your own home.
- 1 pack of wonton wrappers
- 1/2 pound ground pork
- 1/2 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon grated ginger
- 1 teaspoon soy sauce
- 1 teaspoon sesame oil
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 6 cups chicken broth
- 1/4 cup dried shrimp
- 1/4 cup dried scallops
- 2 green onions, chopped
- 1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped
- In a large bowl, mix together ground pork, shrimp, garlic, ginger, soy sauce, sesame oil, salt, and black pepper.
- Place a small spoonful of the mixture in the center of a wonton wrapper. Wet the edges of the wrapper with water and fold it in half to form a triangle. Press the edges to seal.
- In a pot, bring the chicken broth to a boil. Add the dried shrimp and scallops and let it simmer for 10 minutes.
- Add the wontons to the pot and cook for 5 minutes, or until the wontons float to the surface.
- Divide the soup and wontons into bowls. Garnish with chopped green onions and cilantro.