Korean Kimchi Wonton Soup

Quantity of Serves: 4 servings

Description: This flavorful and spicy soup is a fusion of Korean and Chinese cuisines, with a delicious broth
made from kimchi and a filling of pork wontons. The soup is packed with flavor and nutrition, and the wontons
add a satisfying texture. With some fresh scallions and a splash of sesame oil, this soup is sure to warm you up
on a chilly day!

Recommended Occasions: This dish is perfect for a cozy family dinner, or any time you’re in the mood for a
comforting and delicious soup.

Ingredients

  • 14 oz Twin Dragon wonton wrappers
  • 1/2 lb ground pork
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small carrot, grated
  • 1 small cabbage, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 8 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 cup kimchi, chopped
  • 2 tbsp gochujang (Korean chili paste)
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh scallions and sesame oil for garnish

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large bowl, combine the ground pork, onion, garlic, carrot, cabbage, soy sauce, sesame oil, salt, and
    pepper. Mix well until the filling is evenly combined.
  2. To assemble the wontons, place a wrapper on a clean work surface and spoon about 1 teaspoon of the filling
    into the center of the wrapper.
  3. Dip your finger in water and moisten the edges of the wrapper.
  4. Fold the wrapper in half and pinch the edges together to seal.
  5. Repeat with the remaining wrappers and filling.
  6. In a large pot, bring the chicken or vegetable broth to a boil over high heat.
  7. Add the kimchi, gochujang, soy sauce, rice vinegar, salt, and pepper to the broth and stir to combine.
  8. Reduce the heat to medium-low and let the broth simmer for 5-10 minutes.
  9. Add the wontons to the broth and let them cook for 5-7 minutes or until they float to the surface.
  10. Ladle the soup into bowls and garnish with fresh scallions and a drizzle of sesame oil.

Chef’s Recommendations

For an extra kick of spice, you can add some chopped jalapenos or red pepper flakes
to the soup. You can also experiment with different types of kimchi, like radish kimchi or cucumber kimchi, to
make the soup even more interesting. And don’t forget to make a big batch, as this soup is sure to be a hit with
your family and friends!

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