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Homemade Pearl Balls

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  Glutinous rice 2 Tablespoon
  Minced pork 6 Ounce (180 Gram)
  Sesame oil 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Water chestnuts 8 , chopped
  Dried shrimps 2 Teaspoon, soaked and chopped
  Ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon, grated
  Onion 1 Teaspoon, chopped
  Cornflour 3 Teaspoon
  Carrot 1⁄2 , shredded
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Rinse the rice until the water is clear.
Cover with fresh cold water and soak for 1 hour; drain well.
Beat the pork vigorously with the sesame oil, salt and pepper for 5 minutes.
Add the water chestnuts, shrimps, ginger and cornflour to the pork and mix well.
Divide into twelve and form each portion into a firm ball.
Roll in the rice until well coated.
Place on a plate allowing 1 cm (1/2 in) between each ball, and steam for 30 minutes over a high heat.
Serve garnished with carrot and parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 720 Calories from Fat 334

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 37 g57.2%

Saturated Fat 12 g59.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 99.4 mg33.1%

Sodium 561.3 mg23.4%

Total Carbohydrates 59 g19.7%

Dietary Fiber 3.6 g14.5%

Sugars 1.7 g

Protein 30 g60.5%

Vitamin A 102.1% Vitamin C 8.1%

Calcium 3.9% Iron 20.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Homemade Pearl Balls Recipe