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also won ton  (wŏn′tŏn′)
A noodle-dough dumpling filled typically with spiced minced pork or other ground meat, usually boiled in soup or fried and eaten as a side dish.

[Cantonese wan4 tan1, from Middle Chinese xɦuntɦun (also the source of Mandarin húntún).]
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won ton

(ˈwɒnˈtɒn) or


1. (Cookery) a dumpling filled with spiced minced pork, usually served in soup
2. (Cookery) soup containing such dumplings
[from Chinese (Cantonese) wan t'an pastry]
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won ton

or won•ton

(ˈwɒn ˌtɒn)
1. a Chinese dumpling filled with minced pork and seasonings, usu. boiled and served in soup.
2. a soup containing won tons.
[1930–35; < dial. Chinese (Guangdong) wàhn tān, akin to Chinese húntun dumpling]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.won ton - a Chinese dumpling filled with spiced minced pork; usually served in soup
dumpling, dumplings - small balls or strips of boiled or steamed dough
2.won ton - a soup with won ton dumplingswon ton - a soup with won ton dumplings  
soup - liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food
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FRIED PRAWN DUMPLING (FRIED WON TON) Ingredients (serves 10) 500g raw prawns, shelled and deveined 2 egg whites 2tbsp oil Salt and pepper, to taste 1tsp Wing Yip Sesame Oil 30 round won ton wrappers To serve: Salad cream Lettuce, finely shredded Carrot, finely shredded Method Chop the prawns until they are coarsely minced and put into a bowl.
As noted, the filling is encased in won ton wrappers, which can be found alongside the grocer's Asian produce, or in the dairy or frozen foods sections.
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I decided to keep things simple and chose paper wrapped chicken to start, John went for the won ton soup.
Earlier, the five of us had shared the vegetarian and meat plates - a collection of various nibbles such as vegetable won ton, baked goats cheese parcel, stuffed piquillo peppers, black olive tapenade, beef and onion pasty, ham crostini, leek and ricotta quiche, homemade sausage roll and, best of all, pokey, strident piccalilli, surely the best pickle there is.
Thus, your best options are the Peking duck toasted sesame dumpling soup that is served with plum sauce or the Chinese cuisine staple, Won Ton soup.
Our meal was a journey to many different regions of Asia; we ordered sushi, Won Ton soup, Chinese chicken salad, shrimp tempura, noodles and spring rolls.
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I'm not saying Kevin's a big chap, but I reckon the starter he ordered might have been named in his honour - won ton!
pepper 48 round won ton wrappers (about 9 oz.) 6 tbsp.
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