Steamed Pork and Vegetable Balls

Preparation info

  • Makes

    3 to 4

    servings as a main dish
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Hakka Cookbook

By Linda Anusasananan

Published 2012

  • About

When Mee Lan first describes these meatballs, I’m skeptical as to whether the recipe will work. She cooks all the elements separately, including the pork, and then mixes them together with cornstarch and steams. Doubtful that the components will hold together, I follow her directions. Success! The cornstarch literally glues the ingredients together. Mushrooms, dried shrimp, rice noodles, and fish sauce lace the steamed pork meatballs with flavor and lighten the texture. I prefer her version