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Steamed Stuffed Bitter Melon

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If you are turning out to be health conscious, this Steamed Stuffed Bitter Melon recipe should be on the top of your list. Cooked the Chinese way, this Steamed Stuffed Bitter Melon dish does not fall out on its taste. Do try it!
  Fermented black beans 1 Tablespoon
  Lean pork 1⁄2 Pound
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Bitter melon 4 Medium
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Sherry 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon

1. Soak fermented black beans.
2. Mince pork and garlic. Mash soaked beans and add to meat along with soy sauce, sherry and salt. Blend in well.
3. Cut bitter melons lengthwise in half. With a spoon, scoop out the seeds and spongy white pulp at the center. Stuff with meat mixture.
4. Arrange bitter melon, stuffing-side up, on a heatproof dish. Steam until done

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 505 Calories from Fat 132

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g22.6%

Saturated Fat 4.4 g22%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 154.2 mg51.4%

Sodium 2119.3 mg88.3%

Total Carbohydrates 37 g12.5%

Dietary Fiber 23.5 g94.2%

Sugars 0.6 g

Protein 59 g117.6%

Vitamin A 76.8% Vitamin C 1143.4%

Calcium 19.8% Iron 36.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Steamed Stuffed Bitter Melon Recipe