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Wonton Chicken Noodle Soup

Chewy egg noodles and savoury wontons in an awesome broth are a quintessential Asian dish. Add some fresh ginger and spices to store-bought chicken stock for extra aromatic flavour in the soup.


Wonton Chicken Noodle Soup

10 minutes
45 minutes

5 garlic cloves

1 tsp black peppercorns

4cm (1.6 inch) piece ginger, roughly chopped

2 tbsp vegetable oil

2 chicken thighs

4 whole star anise

6 cups chicken stock

3 tbsp soy sauce

1 tsp sea salt

blanched Asian greens e.g. bok choy to serve

cooked Chinese egg noodles (or your noodle of choice) to serve



200g (8oz) chicken mince

¼ cup finely sliced spring onion (scallions)

1 tsp sesame oil

½ tsp sea salt

¼ tsp ground white pepper

1 tbsp water

1 tsp corn flour (cornstarch)

100g (3.5oz) peeled prawns, roughly chopped

20 wonton wrappers

  • Step 1

    Use a mortar and pestle to pound the garlic, peppercorns and ginger into a rough paste. Heat oil in a large pot over high heat and fry the paste for 1 minute or until fragrant. Add the chicken pieces and cook, turning, until golden brown. Add the star anise, chicken stock and soy sauce. Bring to a simmer, then lower heat and gently simmer for 30 minutes.

  • Step 2

    In the meantime, make the wonton filling. Place the chicken mince, spring onion, sesame oil, salt, pepper, water and corn flour in large mixing bowl. Mix until well combined and sticky. Then stir through the prawns.

  • Step 3

    To form the wontons, place a tablespoon of the mixture onto the centre of a wonton wrapper. Moisten edges with water and fold in half diagonally, ensuring there are no air pockets. Bring one corner of the wonton together to meet the other to form a similar shape to tortellini. Repeat with remaining filling mixture.

  • Step 4

    Divide Asian greens and egg noodles among serving bowls.

  • Step 5

    Cook wontons in boiling water for 5 minutes or until cooked through. Drain and divide wontons among serving bowls. Strain the stock and ladle over the top.

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What our customers say

4.9 out of 5 stars (based on 9 reviews)
Very good11%

What a fabulous recipe

March 5, 2024

all my family just love it. It is so flavourful. I have made this dozens of times and also freeze it. highly recommended. what I do after frying the garlic etc I then place the chicken thighs in to brown and put the garlic ginger mix on top so it doesnt cook too much then do the same when I turn over works well thankyou so much for such a lovely recipe

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September 12, 2023

Great recipe. The only advice I would give is to fry the chicken separately to sear as garlic will burn. Then finish in the garlic ginger mix.

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Very warm and comforting

July 20, 2023

In this chilling weather in Sydney i was looking for something that’d bring my family a plate/bowl of comfort meal,while healthy at the same time.I was looking around the internet for some soup noodles and came access this recipe. At first looking at the dish,i thought this would be a hectic job.But as i started assembling the items,as per her instructions, i am sure this wouldn’t be any easier to make.I also added veggies to the soup to enhance the flavours for my toddler, and she loved it.A bowl full of happiness and warmth of flavours and textures. I topped the spring onion garnish with fried chicken skin,cracked and crushed on top….Just delicious

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