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Easy Wonton Soup Recipe

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You are going to love this Easy Wonton Soup recipe! It is ready to enjoy in just 10 minutes as it combines mini wontons, carrots, onions, and garlic in a delicious soup broth that is then topped with crispy wonton strips. This is one dish you will want to make again and again. 

Easy Wonton Soup

Every time we head out to eat Chinese food there are two things I always order, Chicken Lo Mein and Wonton Soup. Wonton Soup is my absolute favorite though. It is filled with so much flavor, yet so simple. So the last time we went to the restaurant I decided that I wanted to figure out an easy way to recreate this soup even on the busiest days. Say hello to this Easy Wonton Soup recipe. 

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You will love this soup for so many reasons! 

  • Easy to make!
  • Ready in 10 minutes, 15 minutes tops! 
  • Simple ingredients. 
  • You can always have everything on hand to make a bowl of it! 
  • You can use frozen wontons from the store or ones you make and then freeze. 

How to Make Easy Wonton Soup

  • Heat a stock pot over medium heat. Add the sesame oil followed by the garlic and ginger. Heat for 30 seconds, being careful not to burn the garlic and ginger.
  • To the stock pot, add the chicken stock and bring to a boil.
  • Add the frozen wontons to the chicken stock, return to a boil, and cook for about 1 minute.

  • Stir in the soy sauce, carrots, and green onions.

  • Serve with crispy wonton strips, if desired.
Easy Wonton Soup

Tips Tricks and FAQs

  • Feel free to use frozen wontons from the store or your favorite wonton recipe. 
  • Any flavor of wonton will work for this recipe. 
  • Add your crispy wontons to the individual soup bowls right before serving so that they stay crispy longer. 
  • Feel free to add in additional vegetables if you prefer. You can easily add in mushrooms, peas, or even more shredded carrots. 
  • You can easily double or triple this recipe. 
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Storage

If you have leftovers you can store them in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

Can you freeze wonton soup?

I do not recommend freezing wonton soup. The wontons tend to turn to mush when you reheat them after they are cooked and then frozen. 

Easy Wonton Soup

Reheating

To reheat your easy wonton soup, place it in a saucepan and warm it over medium heat. Stir occasionally until warm. 

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Can you make this soup vegetarian?

Yes, you can make this wonton soup vegetarian. Be sure that you use vegetarian wontons and swap out the chicken stock for vegetable stock instead.

Easy Wonton Soup

Easy Wonton Soup Recipe

You are going to love this Easy Wonton Soup recipe! It is ready to enjoy in just 10 minutes as it combines mini wontons, carrots, onions, and garlic in a delicious soup broth that is then topped with crispy wonton strips. This is one dish you will want to make again and again.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 small piece ginger, peeled and minced (about 1 teaspoon puree)
  • 8 cups chicken stock
  • 1 (24 ounce) package frozen mini wontons
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • ½ cup sliced green onions
  • Crispy wonton strips, garnish

Instructions

  1. Heat a stockpot over medium heat. Add the sesame oil followed by garlic and ginger. Heat for 30 seconds, being careful not to burn the garlic and ginger.
  2. To the stockpot, add the chicken stock and bring it to a boil.
  3. Add the frozen wontons to the chicken stock, return to a boil, and cook for about 1 minute.
  4. Stir in the soy sauce, carrots, and green onions.
  5. Serve with crispy wonton strips, if desired.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 119Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 593mgCarbohydrates: 12gFiber: 1gSugar: 5gProtein: 7g

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