Easy Won Ton Soup

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Total Time
20 mins
20 mins

My son loves won ton soup and so I learned how to make it by adjusting the ingredients slightly to ones that I could get in our small town. I blended different recipes into my own.

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  • For Won Ton Filling

  • 1 (12 ounce) package wonton wrappers
  • 12 lb ground pork
  • 14 lb shrimp (fresh, frozen, or canned and imitation crabmeat can be used also) or 14 lb crab (fresh, frozen, or canned and imitation crabmeat can be used also)
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 14 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 -5 drops sesame oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • For Broth

  • 4 -6 cups chicken broth


  1. Bring large kettle of water to boil for won ton.
  2. Put chicken broth in another large pot on low heat to simmer.
  3. Do not place cooked won ton in boiling or bubbling broth as it will tear them up.
  4. Mix together pork, seafood, salt, pepper, sesame oil, egg and sugar in a food processor until well mixed.
  5. Place 8- 10 wrappers on counter.
  6. Spoon 1 tsp of won ton mixture on each wrapper.
  7. To help seal, baste 2 edges of wrapper with milk.
  8. Fold into triangle and seal with finger.
  9. Place the 8- 10 filled wrappers in boiling water in kettle for 3 minutes.
  10. Remove gently with sieve and place in chicken broth.
  11. Continue batches until won ton filling is used up.
  12. If you have extra filling, it can be formed in a ball, boiled and placed in broth as a meatball.
  13. To increase recipe I use approximately.
  14. 2 to 1 pork to seafood.
  15. If you like vegetables in your broth, you can add to your personal liking.
  16. Total time to prepare and cook is about 30-40 minutes as you are preparing one batch as you are cooking the other batch.