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Steamed Rice Sticks and Spare Ribs on Lotus Leaf
|Steamed Rice Sticks and Spare Ribs on Lotus Leaf|
1 dried lotus leaf
1 teaspoon corn oil
1/2 pound spare ribs, cut into one inch pieces
1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon rice vinegar
1 Tablespoon thin soy sauce
1/2 Tablespoon corn starch
1 Tablespoon corn oil
1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
1 clove garlic, peeled and smashed
1/2 teaspoon red chile pepper shreds
1 teaspoon fermented black beans
1 teaspoon green scallion tops, shredded
1/2 pound fresh rice sticks
1. Boil lotus leaf for ten minutes, drain well, and use it to line a bamboo steamer basket, folding overhanging edges onto the sides of the basket.
2. Mix spare ribs with sugar and vinegar and set aside for half an hour.
3. Add soy sauce, corn starch, the tablespoon of oil, and the pepper, and mix well and allow to set for ten more minutes, then add garlic, chili, black beans, and greens of the scallion, and mix well.
4. Put rice sticks on lotus leaf and spare rib mixture on top of this. Bring steamer with two inches of water in the bottom to the boil, Put bamboo basket into the steamer and steam for fifteen minutes, then serve.
Approximate nutrient analysis when serving four persons. Each serving has 478 calories, 50 g carbohydrate, 15 g protein, 469 mg sodium, 22 g total fat, 7 g saturated fat, and 68 mg cholesterol.