Bruneian-style Wonton Soup


Bruneian-style Wonton Soup

Savory Delights: Bruneian-inspired Wonton Soup

Indulge in the flavors of Bruneian cuisine with this delightful twist on the classic Chinese wonton soup. Bruneian-style Wonton Soup combines the comforting warmth of a clear broth with the delicate flavors of succulent wontons, creating a harmonious blend of Chinese and Bruneian culinary traditions.

Jan Dec

30 minutes

10 minutes

40 minutes

4 servings


Pescatarian, Dairy-free, Nut-free, Low carb, Gluten-free (if using gluten-free soy sauce and oyster sauce)

Shellfish (shrimp)

Vegetarian, Vegan, Paleo, Keto, High sodium diets


In Bruneian-style Wonton Soup, we incorporate Bruneian spices and herbs into the clear broth, giving it a unique flavor profile. Additionally, the filling for the wontons includes local Bruneian ingredients, adding a distinct taste to the dish. We alse have the original recipe for Wonton, so you can check it out.


  • Calories (kcal / KJ): 250 kcal / 1046 KJ
  • Fat (total, saturated): 10g, 3g
  • Carbohydrates (total, sugars): 20g, 1g
  • Protein: 20g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Salt: 2g


  1. 1.
    In a large bowl, combine the ground meat, shrimp, Bruneian spice blend, minced garlic, soy sauce, oyster sauce, sesame oil, sugar, salt, and white pepper. Mix well until all the ingredients are evenly incorporated.
  2. 2.
    Take a wonton wrapper and place a teaspoon of the filling in the center. Moisten the edges of the wrapper with water and fold it in half to form a triangle. Press the edges firmly to seal the wonton. Repeat with the remaining wrappers and filling.
  3. 3.
    In a large pot, bring the chicken broth to a boil. Add the wontons and cook for 5-6 minutes, or until they float to the surface and are cooked through.
  4. 4.
    Ladle the soup into bowls, garnish with sliced spring onions and cilantro leaves.
  5. 5.
    Serve hot and enjoy!

Treat your ingredients with care...

  • Shrimp — Make sure to devein the shrimp properly before using them in the filling to ensure a clean and pleasant texture.

Tips & Tricks

  • For a spicier kick, add a few slices of fresh chili pepper to the broth while simmering.
  • Experiment with different types of ground meat, such as chicken or pork, to vary the flavor of the wontons.
  • If you prefer a thicker broth, you can add a cornstarch slurry (cornstarch mixed with water) to the soup and simmer until thickened.

Serving advice

Serve the Bruneian-style Wonton Soup as a comforting and satisfying main course. Accompany it with steamed rice or noodles for a more substantial meal.

Presentation advice

When serving the Bruneian-style Wonton Soup, make sure to arrange the wontons neatly in the bowl and garnish with fresh cilantro leaves and sliced spring onions. The vibrant colors of the ingredients will make the dish visually appealing.