Saturday, February 26, 2011

Chicken Wonton Soup

Its a soup (Minced Chicken Cabbage Soup), its a chicken dish (Curry Chicken Noodles) and its back to wonton (fried prawn wantons). So, what else is there for me to say? Nothing much. I like to keep it that way too. I like to now move on to the recipe. Everything by far is clearly stated. You go ahead and make this soupy dish. Different though compared to the standard recipes which will endlessly pop-up once you start surfing. What's special about this nava-k's recipe are you asking? Oh-well-dear-lovers of "cook with nava-k", firstly its an oil-fry soup, secondly its a delicious and nutritious soup. I'm done here. I'll see you soon. Take care.   

For broth/stock
200g chicken bones
1 large onion

Other ingredients
13 wanton skin
100g minced chicken meat
2 stalks spring onion - shredded
1 tsp oyster sauce
1tsp ginger paste
1 tsp cornflour
110g mustard leaves - washed and broken into large pieces
Some coriander leaves
Salt and pepper for taste

For broth
Simmer bones and onion with 1 liter of water to extract broth.
Strain and pour back into the pot
Season with salt and pepper.
Keep it simmering over very low heat.

For wanton
In a bowl, mix chicken,spring onion, oyster sauce, ginger, cornflour and salt. 
Add  1/2 tsp of  mixed chicken in the center of wanton skin
Dab/pat the corners of the skin with some water, after which bring all the corners together and press.
Gently drop wanton into stock..
Skim out any impurities if needed.
When wanton floats up, add mustard leaves and off the heat.   
Garnish with coriander leaves before serving.

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  1. I am so glad you posted this recipe. Definitely going to try it although I'm not confident with oriental cuisine.

  2. This looks so yummy!

  3. thanks Rita, let me know how's the taste.

  4. thanks raymund for your support.

  5. looks so lovely! definitely something i'd make on a saturday morning. thx for the recipe XD

  6. Lovely soup. It looks delicious :)

  7. very flavourful and yummy soup ...looks tempting


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