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Pork Stuffed Cucumbers

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Ingredients
  Thin cucumber 1
  Minced pork 4 Ounce (125 Gram)
Minced pork mixed with:
  Beaten egg 1 Small
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sherry 2 Teaspoon
  Grated ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cornflour 2 Teaspoon
  Button mushrooms 10 Small
For seasoning sauce
  Soy sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Cornflour 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Water 6 Tablespoon
Directions

Wipe and cut the cucumber into 5-cm (2-in) lengths.
Do not peel.
Hollow out the centres from one end of the cucumber pieces, leaving a firm base at the other end.
Stuff each piece with the pork mixture and finish off with a button mushroom.
Stand the cucumber pieces upright in a saucepan, add 300 ml (1/2 pint) of water and 1/2 teaspoon of salt.
Do not let the water cover the cucumbers.
Cover the saucepan and simmer gently for 40 minutes.
Take out the cucumbers, reservingthecook-ing stock.
Arrange the cucumbers on a heated dish.
Add the seasoning sauce to the cooking stock and boil for 30 seconds, stirring all the time.
Pour some of the gravy over the cucumbers and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Cucumber
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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