Wonton Soup (Wontan Sup)

Written By Lucy Pinder on Wednesday, September 9, 2009 | 11:01 PM


Ingredients:

½ lb. ground chicken, veal or lean pork
2 green onions, finely chopped
2 tsp. grated fresh ginger
root
1 tsp.
cornstarch (corn flour)
1 tsp. little soy sauce
6 drops hot pepper sauce
18 wonton wrappers


Soup
4 cups chicken broth
2 tsp. lite
1 tsp. sesame oil
¼ tsp. hot chili paste
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 cup shredded fresh spinach or watercress
1 green onion, thinly sliced


Directions:

Wontons: In bowl, combine ground chicken, green onions,ginger root,  cornstarch,  soy sauce and hot pepper sauce; mix until well blended. Lay wonton wrappers on work surface. Place spoonful of ground chicken mixture in center of each one.

Moisten edges with water. Fold each wrapper in half to form triangle; press edges to seal. Arrange in steamer basket. Cover and steam over boiling water for 3 minutes.

Meanwhile, in large saucepan, combine broth,  soy sauce, sesame oil, and hot chili paste. Bring to boil. Season to taste with salt and pepper.


Just before serving, stir in spinach until wilted.


Place 3 wontons in each bowl. Ladle soup over top. Garnish with green onion rings.


Nutrition Facts:

Amount Per Serving: Calories 183
Fat 3 g, Cholesterol 47 mg
Carbohydrates 21 g, Sodium 642 mg

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