Won Ton Soup
Makes 6 servings plus left over won tons.
6 Chinese dried black mushrooms, soaked in hot water, 20 minutes, drained, stems discarded, caps minced
¼ pound ground lean pork
¼ pound shrimp, coarsely chopped
3 teaspoons minced green onion
2 tablespoons soy sauce
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sesame oil
Dash freshly ground white pepper
1 pound won ton skins
1 egg white lightly beaten
6 cups hot chicken stock
Finley sliced green onions optional
1. Mix first 8 ingredients.
2. Place ½ teaspoon filling in center of each won ton skin. Moisten edges with egg white, fold in triangle; press edges to seal; moisten the two far point of triangle with water; press together firmly; Makes about 55 won tons.
3. Bring 2 quarts of water to a boil in wok at 250°.
4. Drop 18 won tons into boiling water; cook 10 minutes; drain.
5. Place 3 won tons in each of 6 soup bowls; fill with hot chicken stock; garnish with green onions if desired. Serve immediately.
*Note: remaining won tons can be frozen. It is not necessary to thaw before cooking.
- West Bend Admin