We’re taking 3 Trader Joe’s items and transforming them into a Wonton Soup that will warm your soul. 25 minutes and you will have a luscious bowl of hearty and filling Wonton Soup.
Is Trader Joe’s Wonton Soup worth the hype?
100 percent, YES! This quick and easy soup is now one of my favorite Trader joe’s concoctions. At first I was a bit skeptical but at the first bite my entire body wanted to scream from excitement. If you live near a Trader Joe’s then keep reading and hunt down these delightful ingredients listed below.
Ingredients to make Trader Joe’s Chicken Cilantro Wonton Soup
Feature below is the 3 main ingredients you will need to make this effortless soup. The miso ginger broth is a mild delicious broth. The mini chicken cilantro wontons are the most delightful filled and beautifully flavored addition to this soup. They really are the perfect soup dumplings to elevate your bowl. The crunchy chili onion transforms this soup from great to WOW! In our home we pour the crunchy chili onion right into our individual bowls (verses the pot) to ensure everyone has the level of heat they desire.
Keep scrolling for all the delicious ingredients you can add to excite your pallet.
Wonton Soup Variations
This healthy and flavorful wonton soup can be modified to what ever your heart desires. Below is an abundance of ideas to help create your perfect bowl.
- Veggies– bok choy, snow pes, sugar snap peas, cremini or shitake mushrooms, zucchini, garlic, ginger, spinach, shredded carrots or carrot spirals, edamame, napa cabbage, green onion.
- Broths– Trader Joe’s Ginger Miso broth (highly recommended), Chicken broth, vegetable broth.
- Proteins– cooked chicken, shrimp or pork.
- Other additions– TJ’s Chicken Cilantro wontons, noodles, Trader Joe’s pot stickers, Trader Joe’s crunchy chili onion (highly recommended), siracha sauce, soy sauce, a splash of sesame oil.
What to serve with Trader Joe’s Chicken Cilantro Wonton Soup
- TJ’s Chicken Spring Rolls
- TJ’s Vegetable Spring Rolls
- Fried Rice
- Teriyaki Salmon
- Teriyaki chicken
- roasted veggies
- Egg Roll in a Bowl
We’re sharing our favorite way to make EASY Trader Joe’s Chicken Cilantro Wonton Soup!
2 containers of Trader Joe’s Miso Ginger Broth (may substitute for chicken broth)
1 Bag Trader Joe’s Chicken Cilantro Mini Wontons
2 Tablespoons Olive oil
8 ounces cremini mushrooms, sliced
6 ounces sugar snap peas
5 ounces shredded carrots
1 Tablespoon soy sauce
Chopped green onion
Trader Joe’s Crunchy Chili Onion
1/4 teaspoon Garlic powder or 2 garlic cloves, minced
Salt and pepper
Heat a large stock pot with 2 tablespoons olive oil
Once the pan is nice and hot add the mushrooms to the pan and leave untouched for a couple minutes
After the mushroom have lightly browned on one side (about3-4 minutes) add sugar snap peas, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper and garlic power or minced garlic and give everything a quick stir for about 1 minute
Add the 2 containers of miso ginger broth and bring to a boil
Add to the boiling pot the wontons, shredded carrots and cook for 2 minutes
Turn off the heat and add 1 tablespoon of soy sauce and the green onion
Adjust seasoning as needed
Pour or ladle soup into a bowl and top with desired amount of Trader Joe’s crunchy chili onion (suggestion: start with 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon per bowl and add more until desired heat level)
- Prep Time: 5
- Cook Time: 20
- Category: Main Dish
Yes! Preheat the air fryer to 370F and lightly brush or spray with olive oil. Cook the wontons for 6-8 minutes shaking or flipping half way through. You can always add more cooking time for your desired crispiness.
Yes, this delicious frozen item can be pan fried, air fried or added to soups.
Wontons originated in China. Originally these sealed stuffed buns were called ‘Huidun’ (meaning chaos). The name was later changed to wonton.
Most Trader Joe’s stores are open daily from 8am-9pm. A few stores may very and it’s best to check with your local Trader Joe’s store.
Trader Joe’s stores are closed on New Years Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Other holidays such as, Easter, Independence Day and Christmas Eve will have reduced store hours.
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