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Lau Laus

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Ingredients
  Taro leaves/Spinach 1 Pound
  Shredded pork/Beef / lamb / chicken 1 1⁄2 Pound
  White fish fillet 1 1⁄2 Pound, shredded (Boneless)
  Monosodium glutamate 1 Teaspoon
  Hawaiian salt/Ice cream salt 2 Tablespoon
  Butter cube/Margarine 1 , melted
  Ti leaves/Banana / corn husks / foil 12
Directions

Wash and trim taro or spinach leaves.
Place pork pieces in bowl and work in salt and monosodium glutamate.
Pour butter (or margarine) over fish pieces.
Place about 5 taro or spinach leaves in the palm of one hand and top with a medium handful of pork and fish.
Wrap the leaves up over the sides of the mixture and join at top to form a package.
Now place this bundle upside down at one end of a de-veined ti leaf (banana leaf or several corn husks or foil) and roll into a tight package.
Additional leaves may be required to cover all sides.
Tie with string.
Steam packages 4-6 hours (Hawaiian style) or pressure cook with 1/2 cup water 20 min.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Ingredient: 
Fish
Servings: 
10

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 288 Calories from Fat 175

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.2%

Saturated Fat 9 g45.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 121.3 mg40.4%

Sodium 1693.5 mg70.6%

Total Carbohydrates 3 g0.9%

Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.8%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 27 g53.9%

Vitamin A 5.6% Vitamin C 0%

Calcium 3.9% Iron 0.07%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Lau Laus Recipe