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Pork Won Ton Soup

Reader Valerie Foster remembers folding hundreds of won tons with her sisters while their mom, Stella Liwanpo, mixed large quantities of meat. Valerie says the whole process was "really a family affair."

April 8th, 2012

Recipes Developed by Valerie Foster
Photography by Carlo Mendoza

Servings
5
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
5 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1/2 pound lean ground pork, cooked
  • 1/4 Cup shrimp, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon each soy sauce and mirin
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 package won ton wrappers
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 8 Cups chicken broth
Directions
  1. Mix ground pork, shrimp, soy sauce, mirin, sesame oil and half the chopped green onions.

  2. Place one teaspoon of the mixture on each individual won ton. Brush edge with water and fold in half diagonally. Bring the longest two ends together, sealing with water and a firm pinch.

  3. Gently drop won tons into simmering chicken broth. Cook for 3-5 minutes or until they float to the surface. Place 5 won tons in serving bowls and ladle broth over top. Garnish with remaining green onions.

Nutrients Per Serving

Nutrients per serving: 266 calories, 9 g fat, 18 g protein, 26 g carbohydrates, 1 g fibre.

Pork Won Ton Soup

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