Friday, August 15, 2008

Pearl Balls ( 珍珠球 )







It's been years since I last made these... and I mean... 15 years at least..
The last time I made these were when I was 15... that long ago..so, u can guess how old I am now.. kekekeke..

I got this recipe from my mother's only cookbook.. haha.
The recipe is almost the same... but this time I added in prawn meat and discarded the ginger..

Pearl balls look like dimsum.. very nice for breakfast or as snacks.
This amount of ingredients yield about 50 balls

Ingredients:
500 gm minced pork (lean+fatty pork)
60 gm minced prawn meat
3 Tbsp finely chopped water chestnut
2 Tbsp finely chopped green onion
1 Tbsp corn starch
1 tsp sesame oil
1 egg white
3/4 tsp salt
good dash of white pepper

1 cup glutinous rice (soaked for at least 1 hour, better 3 hours, it'll expand to abt 1.5 cups)

Method:
1. Mix all the ingredients together except rice















2 comments:

  1. Yummy... Looks easy and yummy... Wanna try this during this coming weekend (If only I'm not lazy..

    What you think if I replaced the finely chopped carrot for the decoration with fish roe? Will it taste weird? :P

    Lily

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  2. It is easy....

    I saw another site using fish roe. I think a little bit should be ok.
    Actually, I tot of using salted egg yolk for deco, and using the salted egg white in the pork.. but I din try it out. It's up to u.. nothing is fixed.

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