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Wonton Soup

Asian | Medium | 30 min. | serves 4


  • 2/3 lb. ground pork
  • 2 tsp. soy sauce
  • 2 tsp. Chives, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp. rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp. cornstarch
  • 1 tsp. grated ginger
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp. sesame oil
  • 1 package square wonton wrappers
  • 1/4 c. water
  • 4 c.Chicken broth
  • 2" piece of peeled ginger
  • 2 tsp. soy sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, smashed
  • 1/4 tsp. Olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. Sliced green onions, for garnish


  • In a large bowl, mix pork, soy sauce, chives, vinegar, cornstarch, ginger, garlic, red pepper flakes and sesame oil until fully incorporated.
  • Using your finger, wet the edges of wonton wrapper with water. Place half a tablespoon of pork filling in the center of the wonton wrapper. Fold wonton in half diagonally to create a triangle, and seal the edges. Fold the two identical corners in on each other and press again to seal. Repeat until all wonton wrappers are filled.
  • Bring all soup ingredients to a boil. Simmer on low for 10 minutes, then remove ginger and garlic cloves and bring it back to a boil. Lower in wontons and cook for 10 minutes more. Serve into bowls and garnish with green onions and olive oil.