This Australia Day, prevent over-indulgence with this healthy yet delicious meal, created by Weight Watchers.


  • * 200g extra lean chicken mince

  • * 1 garlic clove, crushed

  • * 1 tsp grated fresh ginger

  • * ¼ cup (50g) finely chopped water chestnuts

  • * 1 long fresh red chilli, finely chopped

  • * 2 green shallots, thinly sliced

  • ¼ cup (60ml) soy sauce

  • 20 x 8cm square wonton wrappers

  • 1L (4 cups) chicken stock

  • * 1 garlic clove, thinly sliced

  • * 2cm piece fresh ginger, thinly sliced

  • 2 tbs fish sauce

  • * 2 tbs lime juice

  • * 1 bunch baby choy sum, coarsely chopped

  • * 2 cups bean sprouts

  • * ½ cup fresh coriander leaves

  • Note

  • Filling and healthy foods are marked with an asterisk. These foods help fill you up and keep you healthy.


  • 1.

    Combine mince, garlic, ginger, water chestnuts, half the chilli, half the shallots and 2 teaspoons soy sauce in a medium bowl. Arrange wonton wrappers on a work bench. Place a heaped teaspoon of mince mixture in the centre of each wonton wrapper and brush edges with a little water. Gather edges around filling to enclose and pinch together to seal.

  • 2.

    Bring stock, sliced garlic and ginger, fish sauce, lime juice, remaining soy sauce and 2 cups (500ml) water to the boil in a large saucepan. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, remove and discard garlic and ginger. Add wontons and cook for 2 minutes, then add choy sum and cook for 2–3 minutes or until wontons are cooked through and choy sum is just tender.

  • 3.

    Using a slotted spoon, transfer chicken dumplings and choy sum into serving bowls. Ladle broth into bowls and serve topped with fresh bean sprouts, coriander leaves and remaining chopped chilli and shallots.


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