Chinese Steamed Apple Pears

    6 hours 5 min

    This dessert contains Sichuan fritillary bulb, which is a Chinese herb that can be used to relieve colds. An apple pear is steamed with Sichuan fritillary bulbs and rock sugar.

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    Makes: 1 - 2 servings

    • 1 large apple pear, peeled, cored and cut into bite-sized pieces
    • 10 Sichuan fritillary bulbs, rinsed
    • 15g rock sugar

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:3hr  ›  Extra time:3hr soaking  ›  Ready in:6hr5min 

    1. Soak the Sichuan fritillary bulbs and soak in a heat-safe bowl with 2 tablespoons of water for a few hours.
    2. Place the apple pear, Sichuan fritillary bulbs and sugar into a heat-proof bowl.
    3. Steam over high heat for 5 minutes. Turn down the heat and steam for 3 hours. Remove, cool and serve.


    Apple pears (also known as Asian pears) and rock sugar can be purchased in Chinese/Oriental speciality shops.
    Sichuan fritillary bulbs can be purchased in Chinese medicine shops.

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