Homemade Wor Won Ton Soup

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Homemade Wor Wonton Soup in a bowl with writing

What is Wor Wonton Soup?

“Wor” is the Chinese word for “everything” meaning this amazing Wonton soup is loaded up with flavor!  I’ve added in some of my favorite veggies like bok choy, carrots and broccoli!  You can add extra veggies or change it up to add in your favorites!

Make Ahead

The wontons in this recipe are homemade and oh so worth the time they take!  The best thing about making wontons is you can prepare them and then freeze them.  Frozen wontons take about 8 minutes to cook meaning if you have freezer full of wontons you can whip up a bowl of this amazingly impressive soup in about 15 minutes including prep!  It’s healthy and delicious and definitely one of my favorite lunches!

Homemade Wor Wonton Soup in two bowls

How to Make Wontons

Wontons take a bit of time but they’re easy to make. I make huge batches to freeze. Simply mix the ingredients in a bowl, put a spoonful into a wonton wrapper and seal the wrapper.

There are many different ways to fold a wonton but my favorite way is to fold the wrapper diagonally so you have a triangle. Take the two opposite ends of the triangle and bring them together. It will form a shape almost like a tortellini.

Two bowls of wonton soup with shrimp and vegetables
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Review Recipe

Homemade Wor Won Ton Soup

Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8 servings
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Soup
Cuisine Asian
A flavorful soup filled with vegetables, wontons and shrimp.


Wonton Filling
  • 8 oz ground pork
  • 4 green onions finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 30 wonton wrappers
  • 4 cups mixed vegetables broccoli, carrots, bok choy and celery
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger
  • 1/3 cup fresh basil leaves sliced
  • 3 tablespoons green onions
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 24 medium shrimp defrosted and tail removed

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  • In a large bowl combine all filling ingredients.
  • Place 1 teaspoon filling in the center of a wonton wrapper. Moisten the edges and fold in half to create a triangle. Moisten the two longer tips and bring together. Press together.
  • Dip the bottom in flour and place on a parchment lined pan. Repeat with remaining wontons.
  • Bring broth to a boil. Add vegetables, soy sauce, sesame oil, ginger, carrots and celery. Let boil 2 minutes.
  • Add in wontons, bok choy and broccoli and let boil about 5 minutes. Add in shrimp in the last 3 minutes. Remove from heat, add remaining ingredients and serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 283, Carbohydrates: 34g, Protein: 17g, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 68mg, Sodium: 1611mg, Potassium: 664mg, Fiber: 6g, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin A: 5195IU, Vitamin C: 37mg, Calcium: 120mg, Iron: 4mg
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