Quick & Easy

Pork and vegetable wonton soup

pork and vegetable wonton
2H 30M


Pork and vegetable wontons


1.Place the water in large saucepan with bones, brown onion, carrot, three-quarters of the ginger and 2 chilli halves; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 2 hours.
2.Strain broth through muslin-lined sieve or colander into large heatproof bowl; discard solids. Allow broth to cool; cover, refrigerate.
3.Meanwhile, chop remaining chilli finely; combine in bowl with remaining ginger, pork, garlic, green onion, water chestnut, coriander, oil, 2 teaspoons of the wine and 1 teaspoon each of the sauce and the sugar.
4.Place 1 level tablespoon of filling in centre of each wonton wrapper; brush edges with a little water. Gather edges around filling; pinch together.
5.Skim and discard fat from surface of broth. Return broth to large saucepan with remaining wine, sauce and sugar; bring to a boil. Add wontons, reduce heat; cook, uncovered, about 5 minutes or until wontons are cooked.
6.Divide watercress, mushrooms and wontons among bowls; ladle broth into bowls.

Use crisp, crunchy fresh water chestnuts for this recipe if they are in season; frozen fresh water chestnuts also can be found in many Asian grocers. About 5-medium sized chesnuts are needed for this soup.


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