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Steamed Crab And Pork Balls

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Ingredients
  English spinach 12
For crab and pork filling
  Pork mince 10 Ounce (315 Grams)
  Canned crab meat 6 Ounce, drained (185 Grams)
  Lemon grass stalk/1/2 teaspoon dried lemon grass, soaked in hot water until soft 1 , finely chopped
  Galangal/Ginger 1 Tablespoon, shredded (Or Bottled)
  Chopped coriander 3 Tablespoon (Use Leaves And Stems)
  Kaffir lime leaves 4 , finely shredded
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Ground coriander 1 Tablespoon
  Ground cumin 1 Tablespoon
  Egg white 1 , lightly beaten
  Fish sauce 1 Tablespoon (Nam Pla)
For sweet chili sauce
  Brown sugar/Palm sugar 5 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Cup/170 Grams)
  Lemon grass stalk/1/2 teaspoon dried lemon grass, soaked in hot water until soft 1 , bruised
  Fresh galangal/Ginger 2 Inch, cut in half (Or 6 Slices Bottled Galangal)
  Fresh red chilies 4 Small, finely sliced
  Water 4 Fluid Ounce (1/2 Cup/125 Milliliter)
  Limes 2 , finely grated rind and juice
  Thai fish sauce 2 Tablespoon (Nam Pla)
Directions

1. To make filling, place pork, crab meat, lemon grass, galangal or ginger, fresh coriander, lime leaves, garlic, ground coriander, cumin, egg white and fish sauce in a food processor and process until smooth.
2. Steam or microwave spinach leaves until they are just soft. Roll 2 tablespoons of filling into a ball and place in the centre of each spinach leaf. Fold leaf around filling to enclose.
3. Half fill a clean wok with hot water and bring to the boil. Place balls in a bamboo steamer lined with nonstick baking paper. Cover steamer, place on a wire rack in wok and steam for 10-12 minutes or until cooked through.
4. To make sauce, place sugar, lemon grass, galangal or ginger, chillies, water, lime rind and juice and fish sauce in a saucepan and cook, stirring, over a medium heat for 10 minutes or until sauce reduces slightly. Remove lemon grass and galangal or ginger and discard. Serve sauce with rolls.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Thai
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Pork
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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