How to Make Delicious Chicken Broth and Pork Wontons: A Step-by-Step Guide

Q: Can I use a meat grinder to prepare the pork filling for the wontons?
A: Yes, you can use a meat grinder to grind the pork into a fine mince, or alternatively chop it by hand.

Q: What is the purpose of heating oil and pouring it over scallions and ginger?
A: Heating oil and pouring it over scallions and ginger helps to release their aroma, enhancing the flavor of the wonton filling.

Q: How do I know when the wontons are cooked?
A: The wontons are usually done when they float to the surface of the boiling water.

Chicken Broth and Pork Wontons


  • 500g wonton wrappers
  • 500g pork
  • Salt (to taste)
  • A small amount of sesame oil
  • 1 egg
  • Scallions and ginger (as needed)
  • 1 spoonful of chicken broth seasoning (e.g., Totole Chicken Bouillon)
  • 1 spoonful of reduced-salt soy sauce (e.g., Totole Less Salt Soy Sauce)
  • Oyster sauce (as needed)
  • A pinch of white pepper powder
  • Additional ingredients for wonton soup: shrimp skins, coriander, scallions, pork lard, seaweed, salt
  1. Prepare all ingredients.
  2. Wash and chop the pork into small pieces. Grind in a meat grinder or chop by hand. Add a little sugar, salt, white pepper powder, and chicken bouillon.
  3. Add a small amount of chicken broth seasoning, soy sauce, and one egg to the ground meat.
  4. Mix the meat well by hand until it becomes sticky. Add chopped scallions and ginger.
  5. Heat some oil and pour it over the scallion and ginger mixture to release the aroma.
  6. Mix everything well and start wrapping the wontons.
  7. Prepare the wonton soup by adding shrimp skins, coriander, and scallions to a pot of boiling water. Add chicken broth seasoning and soy sauce.
  8. Once the water boils, add the prepared wontons and a suitable amount of salt.
  9. After the wontons float to the surface, scoop out some water into a bowl. Add a small spoon of pork lard and seaweed to make the wonton soup.
  10. Serve the wontons when they are floating, indicating they are cooked.
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  • Calories: Varies depending on serving size and additional ingredients.
  • Rich in protein from pork and egg.
  • Contains carbohydrates from wonton wrappers.
  • Potential allergens: gluten (wonton wrappers), soy, seafood (shrimp skins).