Wonton Soup

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Sep. 20, 2011

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
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

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
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ready In: 40 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 514Calories from Fat 137

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.1%

Saturated Fat 5 g25%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 1804 mg75.17%

Total Carbohydrates 61 g20.3%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 31 g62%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet