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Wonton Noodle Soup

Wonton Noodle Soup. A soup noodle dish made with a chicken broth base that is warm, comforting and a total classic when it comes to Chinese cuisine. For this recipe I teach you how to make a homemade broth with homemade wontons, which will take more time. Alternatively to cut down on time, you may use store bought wontons and broth.
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Prep Time 3 hrs
Cook Time 10 mins
Broth & Wonton Preparation Time 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs 10 mins
Course dinner, lunch
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 1
Calories 2664 kcal


Wontons (40 pieces):

  • 2.5 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2.5 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1.5 tbsp sugar
  • 1.5  tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp ginger powder
  • 300 grams ground pork
  • 1 cup garlic chives  finely chopped
  • 40 wonton wrappers
  • water to seal dumplings

Broth (10 cups)

  • 2 chicken legs with skin and bone in
  • 10 cups water

Noodle Soup (1 serving)

  • 85 grams wonton noodles or double the portion if you like a lot of noodles
  • 8 wontons
  • 1.5 cups chicken broth for homemade broth please read recipe below
  • 4 stems Yu choy or leafy greens of choice
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • ½ stalk green onions
  • ½ tsp chili oil optional
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sesame oil



  • In a large pot filled with 10 cups of water, add your chicken legs. Boil this for at least 3 hours over a rolling simmer or medium-low heat covered. If you have an instant pot, cook this on "Slow Cook" on Normal Mode for 2 hours with the seal on.
  • Once boiled, remove the legs, skim the fat and any bits. Run it through a sieve to clear any bones. Reserve some of your wonton soup. Season with salt if needed.
  • Freeze or refrigerate the rest for later


  • In a mixing bowl (or if you have a food processor), combine your filling ingredients except the chives. Mix the ingredients so well that the meat becomes a paste. I would suggest using a food processor to make things quicker
    ground pork
  • Then to your pork paste, mix in your chives by hand. I would not suggest adding the chives to the food processor as it'll make your filling look green and you'll lose the crunch of the chives when you eat them.
    pork chive wontons
  • Then on a clean working surface, lay your wonton wrapper down and wet the edges with your fingers or a brush.
    wonton wrapper
  • Scoop ½ tbsp (no more) into the middle of the wonton.
  • Fold the wonton wrapper over and seal the edges tightly. It’s important to squeeze them together so they stick or they will come apart when you boil them.
    folded wonton
  • To fold it in a fancy way, push the middle of the wonton down with a chopstick.
    folding wonton
  • Fold both sides inward and seal the flaps together with more water.
    pork chive wontons
  • To cook, boil your dumplings in hot boiling water for 5 minutes or until the dumplings float to the top and are cooked

Noodle soup:

  • Blanch your wonton noodles for 1 minute over medium high heat. Strain immediately and run under cold water. This keeps the noodles chewy. Then transfer to a bowl.
  • Blank your yu choy for 2 minutes in hot boiling water.
  • Prepare your bowl by adding your noodles, boiled dumplings, yu choy, green onions and oyster sauce. Add your soup. Enjoy with some chili oil if desired.

Suggest Equipment & Products

Measuring Set
Medium Size Pot 2.4 Qt
Cutting Board
Mixing bowl
Santoku Knife
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Calories: 2664kcal | Carbohydrates: 219g | Protein: 130g | Fat: 137g | Saturated Fat: 40g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 483mg | Sodium: 6853mg | Potassium: 2074mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 368IU | Vitamin C: 28mg | Calcium: 321mg | Iron: 17mg