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Wonton Soup

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Ingredients
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), finely chopped
  Water chestnuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), finely chopped
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Ginger root 2 Teaspoon, grated
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Ground pork 1⁄2 Pound
  Canned shrimp 4 1⁄2 Ounce, drained, deveined, and chopped (1 can)
  Wonton skins/Egg roll skins -10 numbers, cut into quarters 40
  Water 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Chicken broth 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Chinese cabbage 1 Cup (16 tbs), coarsely shredded
  Fresh mushrooms 1 Cup (16 tbs), thinly sliced
  Frozen pea pods 6 Ounce, thawed and halved lengthwise (1 package)
  Bamboo shoots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), thinly sliced
  Green onions 4 , sliced into 1 1/2 -inch lengths
Directions

MAKING
1. For the filling, in a mixing bowl combine together egg, onion, water chestnuts, soy sauce, gingerroot, sugar, salt, and pepper.
2. Add ground pork and chopped shrimp and mix well.
3. Position wonton skin with one point.
4. Spoon 1 rounded teaspoon of filling into the skin.
5. Fold bottom point of wonton skin over the filling; tuck point under filling.
6. Roll up skin and filling, leaving about 1 inch at the top of the skin.
7. Moisten the right-hand and grasp the two lower corners of triangle; bring these corners closer.
8. Overlap the left-hand corner over the right-hand corner; press to seal
9. Use about 20 of them for soup; wrap, label, and freeze remaining 20 filled wontons.
10. In a large saucepan bring 8 cups water to boiling.
11. Drop the wontons, one at a time, into boiling water.
12. Simmer, uncovered, for about 3 minutes.
13. Remove from heat and rinse with cold water; drain well.
14. In same large saucepan bring chicken broth to boiling.
15. Add Chinese cabbage, mushrooms, pea pods, bamboo shoots, and the precooked wontons and simmer, uncovered for another 5 minutes.
16. Stir in green onion.

SERVING
17. Ladle soup into individual serving bowls.
18. Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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