WATCH: How to Make Chicken Wonton Noodle Soup
When it gets chilly and rainy, a bowl of noodle soup always hits the spot. This recipe uses store-bought pork dumplings but feel free to use your favorite dumplings. The rich soup and the springy noodles will surely satisfy.
Chicken Wonton Noodle Soup Recipe
Prep time 10 minutes
Cooking time20 minutes
8 cups water
2 pieces chicken soup pack
3 pieces star anise
1 piece (2-inch) ginger
1/4 teaspoon sugar
salt, to season
pepper, to season
24-30 pieces store-bought frozen pork dumplings
1 tablespoon soy sauce
4 bundles bok choy (Chinese leafy cabbage)
4 cups Chinese egg noodles
2 tablespoons green onion, chopped
Make the broth: place chicken, ginger, star anise, and sugar in a stockpot. Season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 20 minutes. Remove the chicken. Set aside.
In the same pot, add wontons; cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until the dumplings float to the surface. Add soy sauce. Blanch bok choy in broth and set aside.
Add noodles to the broth and cook for 3-5 minutes or until desired doneness.
Portion cooked noodles among 4 serving bowls. Arrange bok choy on top of the noodles. Add broth and dumplings. Garnish with ginger strips and green onions (optional).