How to Cook Tasty Chinese Lionhead Meatballs

Chinese Lionhead Meatballs. Chinese braised Lion's Head Meatballs have long been a noticeable gap in our repertoire. But now that Chinese New Year is upon us again, and we're heading into a new decade, we figured it was finally time to nail down and record this classic recipe! Chinese pork meatballs are also called lion's head (狮子头, shi zi tou).

Chinese Lionhead Meatballs Shanghai-style Lion's Head meatballs have a name that sounds intimidating, but they couldn't be easier to make. Why this recipe works: Mashed tofu guarantees moist and tender meatballs. Two kinds of pork, including fatty ground pork, adds moisture to the. You can cook Chinese Lionhead Meatballs using 42 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Chinese Lionhead Meatballs

  1. Prepare of Meatballs.
  2. You need of ground pork.
  3. You need of soy sauce.
  4. Prepare of sugar.
  5. Prepare of Shaoxing wine.
  6. You need of water chestnuts.
  7. It’s of panko breadcrumbs.
  8. It’s of sesame seed oil.
  9. You need of ground ginger.
  10. It’s of minced garlic.
  11. It’s of water.
  12. Prepare of large eggs.
  13. It’s of salt.
  14. You need of peanut oil to fry in.
  15. It’s of Bok Choy.
  16. Prepare of bok-choy.
  17. You need of sesame seed oil.
  18. It’s of salt.
  19. It’s of soy sauce.
  20. You need of Steaming.
  21. You need of water.
  22. You need of salt.
  23. You need of Broth.
  24. Prepare of peanut oil you used to fry meatballs.
  25. Prepare of all purpose flour.
  26. You need of salt.
  27. Prepare of ground white pepper.
  28. You need of soy sauce.
  29. It’s of chicken broth.
  30. Prepare of sesame seed oil.
  31. You need of Garnish optional.
  32. You need of thinly sliced scallions.
  33. Prepare of soy sauce.
  34. Prepare of rice vinegar.
  35. You need of roasted sesame seed oil.
  36. Prepare of honey.
  37. It’s of Rice optional.
  38. It’s of long grain rice.
  39. Prepare of salt.
  40. You need of soya sauce.
  41. It’s of steam water with drippings from meatballs and bok-choy.
  42. Prepare of peanut oil used to fry meatballs.

Lion's Head or stewed meatball is a dish from the Huaiyang cuisine of eastern China, consisting of large pork meatballs stewed with vegetables. There are two varieties: white (or plain), and red (红烧, cooked with soy sauce). Lion's Head (large Chinese meatball) sometimes is known as Four-Joy Meatballs. This is a well-known holiday recipe for example Usually for most of Chinese meatballs, we like to add some vegetables; on one hand, balancing the nutrition and on the other hand.

Chinese Lionhead Meatballs step by step

  1. Mix the meatball ingredients. It may be a bit runny if so add a little more panko breadcrumbs. If to hard add a little water..
  2. Heat the oil. Form the meatballs and fry the meatballs in the oil. The meatballs will be just sticky but firm enough to form. Get the water boiling in the steamer so it will be ready to steam. Get a good crust on the outside of the meatballs. No need to get the meatballs done, that will happen when you steam it..
  3. Wash the bok-choy very carefully separate the stalks/ribs..
  4. If you are using baby bok-choy just trim the ends. If using bigger bok-choy cut the big parts of the stalks into small portions. Coat the bok-choy with sesame seed oil, soya sauce, and salt. Let sit and marinate for 10 minutes. Steam the bok-choy with the fried meatballs for 30-40 minutes..
  5. In the pot with the flour mixture add and reduce the chicken broth to half. When the bok-choy and meatballs are done dip into bowls or plates, and add some of the broth..
  6. Slice the scallions and mash gently with a fork to separate the rings. Add to a bowl with soya sauce, honey, sesame oil, and vinegar serve over the top as an option, or just serve with meatballs over the top of rice, and bok-choy with the sauce. I hope you enjoy!!!.
  7. Add oil to pot and sauté the rice. Add 1 tablespoon of soy sauce and splash of sesame seed oil. The water should still be hot..
  8. Measure out 2 cups and add to the sauteeing rice. Bring to a boil and simmer. Add the rest of the soya sauce..
  9. When craters form cover and turn off the heat and let rest covered and undisturbed for 20 minutes. Fluff with a utensil and serve..

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