Using Herbs and Spices


Asian Home Recipe

Won Ton Soup Recipe

Ingredients :

250g

250g

4

1 teaspoon

1 tablespoon

1 teaspoon

2

1 teaspoon

2 tablespoons

1 X 250g

5 cups

4

Raw shrimps.

Pork mince

Dried Chinese mushrooms

Soy sauce

Salt

Sesame oil

Finely chopped Onions

Grated fresh ginger

Finely sliced water chestnuts

Packet won to wrappers

Chicken or beef stock

Very finely sliced spring onions , for garnishing

Method :
  • Peel, devein and finely chop the shrimps.

  • Cover the mushrooms with hot water and soak them for 20 minutes.

  • Drain and squeeze to remove excess liquid. Remove stems and chop the caps finely.

  • Thoroughly combine the shrimps meat, mushrooms, pork, salt, soy sauce, sesame oil, spring onion, ginger and water chestnuts.

  • Work with 1 won ton wrapper at a time, keeping the remainder covered with a clean, damp tea towel to stop them from drying out.

  • Place heaped teaspoons of mince mixture in the centre of each square.

  • Moisten the edges of the wrapper, fold it in half diagonally and bring the 2 points together.

  • Place the won tons on a plate dusted with flour to prevent sticking.

  • Cook the won tons in rapidly boiling water for 4 to 5 minutes. Bring the stock to the boil in a separate pan.

  • Remove the won tons from the water with a slotted spoon and place them in a serving bowl.

  • Garnish with the extra spring onion and pour the simmering stock over them

  • Serve immediately.

Note : The won ton can be prepared a day earlier up to step 8 and stored by covering it in a refrigerator. Cook before serving.

 

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