Easy Gluten Free Wonton Soup

Published on Mar 12, 2023

  by   Kristina Stosek

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Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Serves: 6
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If you have 30 minutes, you can make this easy gluten free wonton soup. The rice paper wontons are filled with flavorful chicken filling and served in a delicious ginger-infused broth. Add some veggies, and this soup becomes a healthy meal in a bowl.

a bowl of soup with wontons, bok choy and chopsticks

What is a wonton?

A wonton is a Chinese dumpling typically containing ground pork and shrimp filling. Traditional wonton dough is made from wheat flour and water, wrapped around the filling in a triangular shape. Wontons are typically cooked by steaming and often served in flavorful soup.

ripe paper wrappers

Gluten free wonton version

In this gluten free recipe, the dumpling is made with rice paper wrappers, and the filling is ground chicken, green onions, ginger, coconut aminos, and sesame oil

gluten free cooked wonton on chopsticks over a bowl of soup

Variations of fillings for wonton?

There are various fillings you can use to fill the wontons. The most common filling is a pork and shrimp mixture, but you can also use chicken, pork, beef, or vegetables and tofu.

What’s in the wonton soup broth?

The broth for this gluten free wonton soup is a simple chicken broth flavored with ginger and green onions. You could also add bok choy or thinly sliced carrots and mushrooms.

Another Asian soup you may enjoy is the Healthy Low-Carb Bok Choy Soup, or the Vegetables in Clear Broth Hot Pot.

FAQs about coconut aminos

What is coconut aminos?

Coconut aminos are a soy-free alternative to soy sauce or tamari sauce. They’re made from fermented coconut sap and have a similar salty, savory flavor.

Is coconut aminos gluten free?

Yes, coconut aminos is gluten and soy-free, making them a healthy alternative to tamari sauce.

How do you use them?

Coconut aminos can be used in any dish where soy sauce or tamari sauce is usually used. Try them in stir-fries, soups, marinades, or as a dipping sauce.

Is coconut aminos healthy?

Yes! As per Medical News Today, coconut aminos contain several amino acids, the basic building blocks of proteins. They are necessary for building muscle and producing hormones in the body. Making them a healthy alternative to soy sauce.

Where can I buy coconut aminos?

Coconut aminos are available in the Asian section in most supermarkets online or in Asian markets.

Is gluten free wonton soup healthy?

Wonton soup is considered a healthy soup, packed with lean protein, fiber-rich veggies and ginger, which helps with digestion. In addition, the light broth is low in calories and fat making this gluten free dumpling soup a healthy choice.

Easy Gluten Free Wonton Soup Recipe Details

chicken filling for gluten free wontons in a bowl with ice cream scooper

Mix the meat mixture for the meatballs 

meatballs cooking in broth

Make the broth, shape the meat mixture into meatballs and add them to the broth to cook

wrapping a meatball in rice paper wrappers

Wrap the meatball in rice paper wrappers

cooked gluten free wontons on a plate

Shaped wontons

wonton soup with dumplings, bok choy and carrots in a bowl with chopsticks

Serve wonton soup

key points

-Wonton soup is a delicious, hearty, healthy meal perfect for lunch or dinner.

-The wontons can be filled with chicken, pork, shrimp, beef, tofu, and vegetables.

-The soup broth is quick and easy to make and can be made in advance

-You can add veggies such as bok choy, carrots and mushrooms for added healthiness

soup with dumplings and veggies in a bowl with chopsticks


If you are looking for an easy gluten free wonton soup recipe, try this easy version you will not be disappointed. The recipe couldn’t be easier, and it’s ready in just 30 minutes. 

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