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Lion's Head

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Ingredients
  Ground pork 1 Pound
  Chinese mushrooms 4 , soaked and shredded
  Water chestnuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), minced
  Green onions 2 , chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Egg 1 , lightly beaten
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
  Peanut oil 4 Tablespoon
  Chinese cabbage head 1⁄2 , thinly sliced
  Chicken stock 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Light soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
Directions

In a medium bowl, stir together first nine ingredients.
Form into 1-inch balls.
In a wok or heavy skillet, heat oil.
Brown pork balls in oil; set aside.
In the same skillet, stir-fry cabbage 1 minute.
Add stock and soy sauce.
Arrange pork balls over cabbage in skillet.
Reduce heat.
Simmer, covered, over medium-low heat for 45 minutes.
Arrange cabbage and pork balls on a serving dish.
Whisk cornstarch into liquid in pan.
Simmer, stirring constantly, until sauce thickens.
Drizzle sauce over pork balls.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Pork
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 533 Calories from Fat 370

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 41 g63.5%

Saturated Fat 12.1 g60.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 136.3 mg45.4%

Sodium 1064.8 mg44.4%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5.1%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.4%

Sugars 3.1 g

Protein 25 g50%

Vitamin A 100.1% Vitamin C 86.3%

Calcium 14.4% Iron 14.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Lion's Head Recipe