Authentic Chinese Wonton Soup

Traditional Chinese food recipes are fascinating and following these will allow you to prepare the meal as it has been made and enjoyed for centuries. Every element of the authentic Chinese wonton soup recipe including the ingredients, preparation and serving suggestions are authentic.

The original style of preparing and cooking the Chinese recipes are incredible, and will allow you to indulge in top quality Chinese foods, keeping things traditional at every stage.

Ensuring that Chinese Food Recipes are Traditional

You may enjoy Chinese food, but what you purchase in the local takeout or eat at a Chinese buffet is unlikely to be traditionally Chinese. This means if you have the opportunity to experience traditional Chinese recipes as they should be prepared, you will be surprised. The taste, texture and preparation methods are likely to be incredibly different. Try this authentic Chinese wonton soup to start your taste buds off on your culinary journey.

Where to Find Traditional Chinese Recipes

authentic-chinese-recipesFinding traditional Chinese recipes will be harder than you think, as many of the recipes available online have been modified. Locating a website with traditional recipes may take some time but it will be incredibly rewarding.

You will be able to spoil yourself with delicious wontons, tasty noodles and exotic flavors.

Another great idea is to treat yourself to an authentic Chinese cookbook written by a Chinese chef.

That way you can be totally sure the food you are preparing is completely traditional and not a modern interpretation of hybrid Western-Chinese fare.

Easy Chinese Recipes Book, on Amazon

Getting Authentic Ingredients

Traditional recipes will need the correct ingredients, which can be difficult to find. Ethnic grocery stores are the best place to begin your search, and you will be amazed at what they have to offer. Markets and Asian warehouses are perfect for discovering the ingredients you may not have been able to find previously.

Making Authentic Chinese Wonton Soup

A great starting point in your Chinese cooking adventure has to be wonton soup. This delicacy is enjoyed in China and although the wontons are often filled with a shrimp and pork mixture, you can use any stuffing you want.

The wontons for this authentic Chinese wonton soup are usually cooked in water, then transferred into the cooked soup. Serve small portions of this as a snack or appetizer, or larger ones as a complete filling meal. Feel free to adapt the following recipe adding other ingredients like vegetables, noodles or anything else you want, and make it mild or spicy as you prefer.

Chinese Wonton Noodle Soup
Light and fragrant, this is a wonderful Chinese soup which you will enjoy to the max. Wonton soup is a delicacy in China. Enjoy this is a Chinese bowl with a Chinese spoon for the best result.
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Cuisine: Chinese
Recipe type: Soup
Serves: 6
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
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Ingredients
  • 10 cups (2⅓ liters) chicken broth
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger
  • ½ teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1½ cups (100g) chopped bok choy
  • 1 minced garlic clove
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • ½ lb (225g) ground pork
  • 30 wonton wrappers
  • ¼ cup green onions
  • ¼ cup bamboo shoots
  • 1½ teaspoons rice wine vinegar
  • ½ cup sliced shiitake mushrooms
Instructions
  1. Heat the oil in a big pot then add the garlic and ginger.
  2. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the green onions and broth, simmer for 30 minutes.
  4. Mix the egg yolk, rice wine vinegar, pork, soy sauce, sesame oil and red pepper together.
  5. Lay out the wonton wrappers, and fill with the pork mixture.
  6. Wet the edges and seal into triangles to ensure the mixture cannot leak.
  7. Pinch out any excess air.
  8. Cook the bok choy, bamboo shoots and mushrooms in the soup.
  9. Add the wontons using a spoon.
  10. Simmer the broth and cook for a further 5 minutes.
  11. Serve immediately.

 

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