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Steamed Pearl Balls

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Ingredients
  Uncooked long-grain rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ground chicken/Turkey 1⁄2 Pound
  Finely chopped mushrooms 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Minced green onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Low-sodium soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
  Peeled minced ginger root 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dark sesame oil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Green cabbage leaves 4 , steamed
Directions

Place 1/2 cup rice in a small bowl; cover with water to 1 inch above rice, and let stand 1 hour.
Drain rice well; place rice in a shallow dish, and set aside.
Combine chicken and next 7 ingredients in a medium bowl; stir well.
Drop mixture by rounded tablespoons into rice, rolling to form rice-coated balls.
Line a bamboo or vegetable steamer with steamed cabbage leaves.
Place balls 1/2 inch apart in steamer; cover with steamer lid.
Add water to a large skillet to a depth of 1 inch; bring to a boil.
Place steamer in skillet, and steam balls 20 minutes or until rice is tender.
Remove balls from steamer.

Recipe Summary

Method: 
Steamed
Ingredient: 
Rice

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