Steamed Lotus Root Balls Recipe

Steamed Lotus Root Balls are a delicious and healthy Chinese appetizer. Made from lotus root, these balls are packed with nutrients and have a unique texture. The lotus root is grated and mixed with minced pork, water chestnuts, and seasonings. The mixture is then shaped into balls and steamed until cooked through. The result is a flavorful and tender appetizer that is perfect for any occasion.

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25minstotal
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10minsCook
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Ingredients for Steamed Lotus Root Balls Recipe

  • 1/2 Lotus Roots, Peeled And Grated
  • 50 gram Minced Pork
  • 1 Water Chestnuts, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon Soy Sauce
  • 1/4 tablespoon Sesame Oil
  • 0.13 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.06 teaspoon Pepper

Directions: Steamed Lotus Root Balls Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Peel and grate the lotus root, then squeeze out any excess water.
  • STEP 2.In a bowl, mix the grated lotus root with minced pork, water chestnuts, soy sauce, sesame oil, salt, and pepper.
  • STEP 3.Shape the mixture into small balls and place them on a steaming plate.
  • STEP 4.Steam the lotus root balls for about 15-20 minutes, or until cooked through.
  • STEP 5.Serve the steamed lotus root balls hot as an appetizer or snack.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to squeeze out the excess water from the grated lotus root to prevent the balls from becoming too wet.
  • You can add other ingredients like chopped mushrooms or shrimp to the mixture for added flavor and texture.
  • Serve the lotus root balls with a dipping sauce like soy sauce or sweet chili sauce for extra flavor.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover lotus root balls can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, steam the balls for a few minutes until heated through.
  • Serve the steamed lotus root balls as an appetizer or snack, or as part of a larger Chinese meal.
Nutrition
value
45
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat1 g Protein8 g Carbs3 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    1g
  • Carbs
    8g
  • Fiber
    3g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    8g
  • Protein
    1g
  • Fiber
    3g

Fats

  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    20mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    2mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    14mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    14mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    15mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    41mg
  • Selenium
    3mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp