Chicken Wonton Soup

February 13, 2016Deanna
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Chicken Wonton Soup is an Asian soup made with chicken filled dumplings. It is simply an amazingly delicious soup.

Chicken Wonton soup is an Asian soup made with chicken filled dumplings. It is simply an amazingly delicious soup.

 

Awhile ago I said here on Seduction in the Kitchen, this is the year of Dee. Tonight after my workout at the gym, I suddenly realized, this really is the year of Dee. I think for the first time in a very long time I know exactly who I am.

I have been coming into my own for years. For a while, I was afraid to do even a baby step to do something different. I built up a wall around me.

Then I started having the ah-hah moments. Slowly I started tearing down those walls. Taking a baby step to change is scary, you do have those what if’s that go through your mind. The hardest thing about baby steps is taking that first step.

Chicken Wonton soup is an Asian soup made with chicken filled dumplings. It is simply an amazingly delicious soup.

Now, what does this have to do with me knowing who I am? I was torn down, stripped of who I am. I was made to believe I was someone I am not.

Then after all that was done, I have left a broken person. I had to piece myself back together. I tell everyone I didn’t get any alimony or anything during my divorce, I got nothing at all from my ex-husband. I did get one thing besides the furniture, that I paid for, I got myself back. Well I realized today, yeah I am back but I am so much stronger and I like this version of myself the best.

No, I take that back, I did get one thing besides the furniture, that I happen to pay for, I got myself back. Well, I realized today, yeah I am back. However, I am so much stronger and I like this version of myself the best.

Chicken Wonton Soup

Chicken Wonton soup is an Asian soup made with chicken filled dumplings. It is simply an amazingly delicious soup.

 

So I been hitting the gym with my friend, and I am happy to report I lost an inch off my hips, thighs, and butt! Part of me losing weight is eating healthier. One the places I will stop for dinner after the gym is Panera and they have this Thai Chicken Wonton Broth Bowl, that is delish!

With this being winter, soup is what I like the best this time of year. At work, someone said they were in the mood for Chicken Wonton Soup. It got me thinking, what makes that broth bowl at Panera so good is that they used ground chicken in the wontons.

So did a little research for Chicken Wonton Soup and how to make the wontons. Asian soup is not my specialty, but I know if I substituted the ground chicken it could work like Panera’s Chicken Wonton Broth Bowl. It did! I got a soup that is so yummy!

Chicken Wonton soup is an Asian soup made with chicken filled dumplings. It is simply an amazingly delicious soup.

Chicken Won Ton Soup

Preparation 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Serves 4     adjust servings

Chicken Won Ton soup is an Asian soup made with chicken filled dumplings. A recipe from Seduction in the Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 8 cups chicken stock
  • 3 scallions sliced
  • 2 inches fresh ginger peeled and sliced into thin coins
  • 1 cup fresh baby spinach leaves
  • 2 tablespoons chicken stock
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon minced scallion
  • 1 inch fresh ginger peeled and minced
  • 1/4 lb ground chicken
  • 6 cooked shrimp minced
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dry sherry
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 20 wonton wrappers

Instructions

  • In a large soup pot, add the broth, ginger, and scallions. Bring it to a boil.
  • Once boiling, reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 10 minutes to combine flavors. take off the heat and set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl, place 2 tbsp chicken stock and cornstarch into a large mixing bowl and stir to combine.
  • Add minced scallions, minced ginger, ground chicken, minced shrimp, soy sauce, dry sherry, sesame oil, and sugar, and stir well.
  • Place a wonton wrapper in front of you so that it looks like a diamond.
  • Dip your finger in the water and moisten all 4 edges of the wrapper.
  • Place about 1 tsp of the meat mixture in the center of the wrapper and fold in half over the filling to make a triangle.
  • Press firmly along the sides to seal it and remove any excess trapped air.
  • Moisten the left and right corners of the triangle and pinch them together.
  • Repeat until all won tons are made.
  • Bring reserved broth to a boil, cover and reduce heat to medium low.
  • Add won tons to simmering broth.
  • Stir occasionally until wonton filling is firm and cooked through, about 5 minutes or so.
  • Stir in spinach leaves and cook for 30 seconds until they wilt.
  • Ladle into a bowl and ENJOY!

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Recipe Notes

 

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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount Per ServingAs Served
Calories 723kcal Calories from fat 108
% Daily Value
Total Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Transfat 0g
Cholesterol 67mg22%
Sodium 1935mg81%
Carbohydrate 115g38%
Dietary Fiber 4g16%
Sugars 9g
Protein 35g

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories2000
Total FatLess than65g
Sat FatLess than25g
CholesterolLess than300mg
SodiumLess than2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate300g
Dietary Fiber25g
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2 Comments

  • Deanna

    pattyanderson54p

    February 14, 2016 at 2:20 pm

    Deanna, loving the recipe and wishing I had HUGE bowl of it right now!

    1. Deanna

      Deanna Samaan

      February 20, 2016 at 2:16 pm

      Thank you!! I love this myself, it one my favs 🙂

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