Steamed Pearl Balls Recipe

Step 1

Combine uncooked rice & 1 1/2 c. Cold water. Let stand 2 hours. Drain rice & place on paper towels to dry. Combine mushrooms & 1/2 c. Hot water; let stand 15 min. Remove & discard mushroom stems; set aside caps. Trim excess fat from pork. With knife blade process pork 1 min. Or until finely chopped. Add reserved mushrooms, egg & remaining ingredients; process 45 sec. Or until well blended. Shape pork mixture into 16 (1 in. ) Balls. Roll each ball in reserved rice. Arrange balls in a 10 x 6 x 2 in. Baking pan; place dish on a rack in a roasting pan. Pour water in roasting pan to the depth of 1 in. Bring to a boil. Cover roasting pan. Reduce heat to medium & steam 20 min. Serve immediately.

Things You'll Need

  • 3/4c Uncooked Short Grain Rice
  • 1 1/2c Water
  • 4 Dried Shiitake Mushrooms
  • 1/2c Hot Water
  • 1lb Lean, Boneless Pork
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 Green Onions Chopped
  • 1/4c Chopped Water Chestnuts
  • 1ts Cornstarch
  • 1ts Minced Gingerroot
  • 1/4ts Salt
  • 1/4ts Pepper
  • 2ts Low Sodium Soy Sauce

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