How to Make Wonton Soup

It’s pretty much summer (in the middle of April) in Southern California right now. According to my car’s thermometer, it was 98 degrees F. today. The weather feels fabulous… the shorts and flip flops are out, windows are open all night, and dips in the pool are a must. So it seems a bit ironic that I’m choosing to blog about soup today.  But since I paired it with a summery Asian Turkey Salad, it works well in any weather.

How to Make Won Ton Soup:
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The prepared won tons are simmered in watered-down chicken broth.
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Add a little flavor… scallions, rice vinegar, sesame oil and salt. It’s done!
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If you have the patience to make the won tons, the rest of the recipe is a breeze. The simplest of soups sometimes have the best flavors and are the most satisfying. We loved this, and it paired well with a light Asian Turkey Salad (can do w/ chicken too) for dinner.

The Won Ton Soup recipe can be found HERE.

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46 Responses to “How to Make Wonton Soup”

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    HoneyB — April 21, 2009 @ 2:50 AM

    I have a killer cold right now and this would be so perfect. I just don’t have the energy to make it! Want to come to NY to make me some soup? ;o)

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    Emily — April 21, 2009 @ 2:56 AM

    I don’t think I’ve ever had wonton soup before, but man does it look good. I can’t wait to try this!

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    ginas ww recipes — April 21, 2009 @ 5:22 AM

    This looks amazing and healthy! I will be making this soon : )

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    joan nova — April 21, 2009 @ 4:29 AM

    Love the step-by-step photologue. You made it look so easy.

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    kat — April 21, 2009 @ 4:35 AM

    wow, that looks so perfect like I was at my favorite Chinese restaurant

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    Barbara — April 21, 2009 @ 4:37 AM

    Great bowl and spoon. I bet it made eating it twice as fun! It looks easy and delicious!

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    patsyk — April 21, 2009 @ 4:50 AM

    My family loves wonton soup! I have been wanting to make it, but hadn’t found a recipe I liked. This one may be the one to get me going!

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    Jeff — April 21, 2009 @ 5:16 AM

    Soup works in any weather. Plus this looks very light and delicious.

    I will have to try it your way because the few times I have made it they turn out more like hmm….ticking time bombs in stock.

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    Lisa — April 21, 2009 @ 5:16 AM

    Thanks for the lesson. Hav enever made them before.

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    Amanda — April 21, 2009 @ 5:17 AM

    How beautiful is that??? :)

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    mikky — April 21, 2009 @ 6:22 AM

    very well presented… :)

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    Happy Cook — April 21, 2009 @ 5:31 AM

    I love wanton soup, it is a fav in my home. Mine i always make into a bundle shape as i didn’t know how to make this shape, will try your method next time.

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    Kristen — April 21, 2009 @ 5:41 AM

    What great directions. I’ve never even attempted Wanton soup, but you make it look very doable!

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    Donalyn — April 21, 2009 @ 6:06 AM

    What a great post – I love the detailed instructions.

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    Jenny — April 21, 2009 @ 6:29 AM

    What a great post! The soup looks wonderful!

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    Dana — April 21, 2009 @ 6:51 AM

    Perfect photos – so clear! This is totally the kind of thing I need a visual for – I can’t read a recipe and get what they are saying. Thank you!

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    dawn — April 21, 2009 @ 6:54 AM

    you are so lucky to have the hot weather. it’s about 48 degrees and rainy here. I love wonton soup and can eat it in any weather. I never trust that stuff at the chinese take out though.

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    Janet — April 21, 2009 @ 7:14 AM

    This is one of my favorite soups! You make it look so easy, too. Yours looks better than a restaurants!

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    ingrid — April 21, 2009 @ 8:00 AM

    Yeah, I know but I bet those would be tasty fried though I do like wonton soup. Thanks for the tutorial.
    ~ingrid

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    marguerite — April 21, 2009 @ 8:14 AM

    Wow!! I can’t wait to try this!

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    Esi — April 21, 2009 @ 11:49 AM

    This is one of my favorite things to order. Love the step-by-step pics!

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    The Duo Dishes — April 21, 2009 @ 3:06 PM

    So um your wontons are perfectly shaped. How long did it take to practice that?

    • RecipeGirl replied: — April 21st, 2009 @ 3:14 PM

      Duo- I’m a wonton first timer! Except that I did make the deep fried wontons once… same sort of method. It’s actually really easy to do!

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    Anna — April 21, 2009 @ 3:24 PM

    I saw this recipe on your blog this morning and made it for dinner tonight. It was really fairly easy and turned out very delicious!

    • RecipeGirl replied: — April 21st, 2009 @ 6:28 PM

      Anna- I’m so pleased that you enjoyed! Thanks for letting me know of your success :)

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    Maria — April 21, 2009 @ 3:26 PM

    The soup looks nice and light, perfect for Spring!! Great post!!

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    Elyse — April 21, 2009 @ 5:55 PM

    Oh my goodness! Your wontons are just gorgeous. I’m a total wonton fan, and I can eat soup even when it’s hot out. Sooo glad you shared this recipe with us!

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    CookiePie — April 21, 2009 @ 6:11 PM

    That looks restaurant-perfect! I love the photo step by steps. Definitely a must-try!

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    Jenn@slim-shoppin — April 21, 2009 @ 7:14 PM

    I can eat soup all year round too!

    I’m pretty jealous of your summer weather, it was 37 degrees and raining this morning on my way to work…I could have used that soup!

    This one will go in my recipe book for sure!

    Thanks for posting the recipe!

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    southern hostess — April 21, 2009 @ 9:08 PM

    Yum! I love wonton soup! I can’t wait to try it homemade.

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    nina — April 21, 2009 @ 10:40 PM

    I have always looked past this recipe because I thought it was so difficult, but you are showing me just how easy it is.Thank you!!!1

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    RobinSue — April 22, 2009 @ 4:57 AM

    This is such a great soup. Always elegant and delicious!

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    Sues — April 22, 2009 @ 6:26 AM

    I’ve been wanting to try making wontons for a long time now. And this soup might be the perfect idea. It looks so pretty!!

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    Sandie — April 22, 2009 @ 6:45 AM

    Great photo tutorial on making won tons. For someone who has never made them at home (uh, that would be me)—this step by step was very insightful.

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    Eliana — April 22, 2009 @ 6:58 AM

    Looks delicious. This is an awesome tutorial. Thanks!

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    Teanna — April 22, 2009 @ 8:23 AM

    OMG my boyfriend would LOVE it to be able to make wonton soup at home! It is his favorite! Thanks for sharing this recipe… and thanks for the tutorial… I have a hard time folding things without photos for some reason! I tried making rugelach once… disaster! haha!

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    Cate O'Malley — April 22, 2009 @ 9:17 AM

    I’m with you – I never make weather-appropriate food. Last week, it was Split Pea Soup. Next I’m trying this one – looks delicious!

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    Laurie — April 22, 2009 @ 11:54 AM

    You make this look so simple! :)

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    Irene — April 22, 2009 @ 1:50 PM

    Great recipe! I have some won ton wrappers in my freezer that are just waiting to be made into this delicious soup!

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    zestycook — April 22, 2009 @ 4:28 PM

    This was awesome!! I love the picture post Great Job :)

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    Dragon — April 22, 2009 @ 6:12 PM

    Thank you for the demonstration. The soup look so good!

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    Peter — April 26, 2009 @ 7:27 AM

    Ta-Dahhhhh! A fave of mine and this soup would hit the spot 2day. Yesterday was a hot day – today we’re back to cook, wet weather. SOUP!!!!

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    Karin — June 21, 2009 @ 5:24 AM

    Thank you for this recipe and especially the excellent photos! I like to cook and have huge cravings so I’m always looking for great recipes. This one’s a keeper! Greetings from Amsterdam!

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    Brittany. — July 24, 2010 @ 9:58 AM

    Where do you get wontons at?

    • Lori Lange replied: — July 26th, 2010 @ 7:29 AM

      @Brittany., Won ton wrappers are usually found in your regular grocery store… in a chilled section where you’ll find other Asian products. Ask your store manager if you’re not able to locate it.

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    terry rocha — February 1, 2012 @ 3:51 PM

    this looks very ease to make i hope it comes out like yours