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Bitter Melon Stuffed with Mock Pork

Vegetables and Vegetarian Foods

Bitter Melon Stuffed with Mock Pork
Ingredients:
8 water chestnuts, minced
6 scallions, cut in half-inch pieces
1 and 1/2 cups ground pork
1 Tablespoon dry sherry
3 Tablespoons thin soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
6 bitter melons, cut in half the long way and seeded
For the sauce mixture:
2 Tablespoons dry sherry
1 Tablespoon dark soy sauce
2 Tablespoons cornstarch
Preparation
1. Mix all ingredients except the bitter melon then stuff one-twelfth of the mixture into each half of the bitter melon.
2. In a large diameter fry pan or pot, bring two cups of water to the boil and add the sauce mixture, then carefully put in the bitter melon pieces, stuffed side up, and simmer covered for thirty minutes. Then serve.

                                                                                                                                                       
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