Sticky rice pork balls

Sticky rice pork balls


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About this recipe: These steamed Chinese rice balls are not only pretty looking but also really delicious! Definitely one of my favourite dishes!


Serves: 2 

  • 100g sticky rice
  • 1 egg
  • salt to taste
  • 1 small (3cm) ginger, minced
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 120g pork mince
  • 2 tablespoons cornflour
  • 1-2 tablespoons pork or chicken stock
  • a few wolfberries or goji berries, to garnish

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Extra time:3hr soaking  ›  Ready in:3hr50min 

  1. Rinse the sticky rice well and let soak in water for at least 3 hours.
  2. Beat egg in a large bowl. Mix in salt, ginger and soy sauce. Add minced pork, cornflour and stock. Stir well in one direction until combined for about 5-6 minutes.
  3. Boil enough water for steaming in a wok or a pot.
  4. Meanwhile, drain the sticky rice and set aside. Roll the meat mixture into bite-size small balls. Roll the balls in the sticky rice until they are coated completely with rice. Place 6 balls in the steamer.
  5. Place the steamer into the wok and steam for about 30 minutes. Turn off the heat. Remove the balls, garnish with wolfberries and serve.

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