Cook Time: 50 Minutes
It is a famous Cantonese noodle dish that comes in multiple variations served across Southeast Asia. Wonton noodles can be served dry or with soup. The variations of this dish depend on one's personal choice.
Check out the directions below to know how to make this quick and easy recipe that you can enjoy with your family.
For cooking wonton noodles:
To prepare the wonton filling:
To wrap the wonton:
To prepare the broth for the wonton soup:
Chef Tip: Make sure you don’t overcook the wontons as they easily tear. The best way to go about it is to turn off the gas as soon as your wontons start floating on the surface.
This is one of the easiest Cantonese recipes you can prepare and savor with your family. Let us know what you think in the comments below!
• Three schoolgirls who collected a wealth of information on the development of wonton noodles in Hong Kong won second prize in an inter-school competition for Study Projects on Local History organized by the Hong Kong Museum of History.
• In the past, wonton noodles were the preserve of the rich, but they became more widespread as the economy improved in Ancient China.
•Wonton noodles were not given their name, huntun, until the Tang Dynasty (618-907 CE). The dish is popular in Southern China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand.
• Wonton noodles is also called wanton mee or wanton mein where "wanton" comes from Cantonese for dumpling and "mee" and "mein" come from Hokkien and Cantonese for noodles, respectively. It is originally a Cantonese Noodle dish.
•One cup of wanton noodles can have approx. 210 calories of which 53 are from fat. To break it down further, it consists of 5.9g fat, 42mg cholesterol, 846mg sodium, 131mg potassium, 29 carbohydrates, and 9.3g proteins.
• This dish is a good option as it is low in energy, fat, saturated fat and cholesterol, and high in fibre. However, it is very high in sodium, providing more than 3/4 of an adult's daily sodium allowance.