Wonton Noodle Soup

Wonton broth
6 liters water
3 pounds pork bones
2 ounces knob of ginger, peeled
1 whole onion, peeled
1 tablespoons dried shrimp get these at an Asian market
5 ounces jicama root, peeled and cut in half
2 tablespoons mushroom powder
1 teaspoon kosher salt

8 ounces 80/20 ground pork meat 12 pound
8 ounces raw jumbo shrimp 12 pound, peeled and deveined
1 green onion, thinly sliced
1/4 ounce ginger, minced about 1/2 tablespoon

1 ounce jicama root, roughly chopped about 1/4 cup
1/2 tablespoon tamari or soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
1/4 teaspoon white ground pepper

Garnishes and other ingredients
1 package fresh wonton noodles about 15 ounces
1 package wonton wrappers about 50 wrappers
1 green onion, thinly sliced garnish
1 bunch cilantro leaves garnish
baby bok choy greens topping
cooked jumbo shrimp optional topping

Wonton Broth 1. Clean the pork bones. Add water to a stock pot with 1 teaspoon of salt, take it to a boil with high heat. Add pork bones and boil for 10 minutes. Drain and rinse the pork bones with cold water, rubbing off all residue from the bones.

  1. Meanwhile, soak the dried
    shrimp in water for about 20 minutes. Then drain.
  2. In a clean stock pot, add
    water, pork bones, ginger, jicama, dried shrimp, salt and mushroom powder. Take it to a boil on high heat.
  3. Reduce the heat to medium
    low and simmer for 1 12 hours up to 3 hours (for maximum flavor). Skim off any fat and residue from the top of the broth with a ladle.
  1. Boil wontons for about 6 minutes. Cooked wontons will float to the top of the water. Use a spider strainer to scoop the wontons out.

Assemble the wonton noodle soup

1. Cook the egg noodles (in small bundles as needed) in a pot of boiling water per package instructions (usually no longer than 30 seconds).

Drain the noodles in a colander and rinse with cold water.
2. Drizzle about 1 teaspoon of
sesame oil to the noodles. Mix well to prevent noodles from sticking.
3. Using the same pot of water, blanch the bok choy for 1-2 minutes.
4. In a bowl, add the wonton noodles, wontons, broth, garnishes and optional toppings.

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