Restaurant Style Wonton Soup

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This wonton soup recipe is so easy to make, including the wontons themselves. You’ll love this restaurant-quality recipe you can easily make at home!

This wonton soup recipe starts with a hot and sour soup base, followed by delicious wontons stuffed with delicious shrimp and vegetables. The wontons are homemade but simple to put together. The whole soup comes together in about 30 minutes for a classic soup that’s good enough to serve at restaurants.

Is there meat in wonton soup?

Typically, the wontons themselves contain meat in the wonton soup. Shrimp is a common filling, but you can also find chicken and pork wontons there. The filling possibilities are really endless, so feel free to experiment with what you like. You can easily make wonton soup vegetarian by not adding any meat to the wontons and using vegetable broth as the soup base.

Can I adjust the heat level in this recipe? I don’t like spicy.

Yes! Adjust the heat in this recipe by reducing the amount of red pepper flakes used.

Can I make extra frozen wontons?

Yes! You can freeze these wontons. Place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and freeze. Once frozen solid, transfer them to resealable plastic freezer bags for long-term storage.

A bowl of restaurant-style wonton soup with sliced ​​scallions

Can frozen wontons be used for wonton soup?

If you don’t want to make your own wontons, you can use frozen wontons instead. Just skip the instructions for making the wontons and get straight to making the soup base. Frozen wontons require a slightly longer cooking time to boil in the broth.

Can vegetables be added to wonton soup?

Yes! You can easily add vegetables to the soup base before adding the wontons. Sliced ​​bell peppers and shiitake mushrooms are great additions.

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A bowl of restaurant-style wanton soup

This wonton soup recipe is so easy to make, including the wontons themselves. You’ll love this restaurant-quality recipe you can easily make at home!

Preparation time 20 minute

cooking time 10 minute

total time 30 minute

raw material


  • 1/2 pound cooked shrimp remove the tail
  • 2 clove garlic broken
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 2 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon i am willow
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sriracha
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • twenty four wonton wrappers

soup base

  • 4 cup chicken soup
  • 1 tablespoon i am willow
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 4 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoon corn starch
  • 2 tablespoon minced ginger
  • 1/4 cup sliced ​​shallots for serving


  • First, make the dumpling filling by placing the shrimp, garlic, ginger, cilantro, sesame oil, rice vinegar, soy sauce, srirarcha, and red pepper flakes in a food processor. Pulse until combined.

  • Lay out a few wonton wrappers or dumpling wrappers and keep a small bowl of water nearby. Place a small spoonful of the filling in the center of the wonton wrapper or dumpling wrapper. Dip your fingers into the bowl of water and wet the edges of the wrapper. Fold and seal the dumplings. Repeat with all remaining fillings, and set dumplings aside or refrigerate until ready to make soup.

  • Make the soup base by combining the chicken stock, soy sauce, sugar, red pepper flakes, and ginger in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil.

  • In a small bowl, whisk together the rice vinegar and cornstarch. Stir into soup and allow to thicken, 1 to 2 minutes.

  • Put the dumplings in the soup base and cook for 3 minutes. Keep away from heat sources. Divide the dumplings among bowls, sprinkle with scallions on top, and serve warm.

Calories: 235kcal | carbohydrate: 33G | protein: 17G | fat: 2G | cholesterol: 146mg | sodium: 1913mg | Potassium: 311mg | fiber: 1G | Vitamin A: 150unit | Vitamin C: 20.8mg | calcium: 125mg | iron: 3.4mg