Meat Pie


Preparation info
  • It would serve


    easily as a main course.
    Appears in

    By Irene Kuo

    Published 1977

    • About

    While Westerners bake a meat loaf, the Chinese steam one, in the shape of a shallow pie. March-chopped until smooth and mixed with moisture-giving ribs of lettuce, the meat is light and succulent. This makes a delicious simple meal when served with a stir-fried vegetable and some fluffy rice with which to soak up the marvelous juices.


    • 1 pound ground lean pork
    • 2 tablespoons light soy sauce
    • 1



    March-chop the ground meat on a chopping board—chopping in close strokes across the mound, flipping it, and chopping across the other side. Do this 4 or 5 times, until the meat is very smooth.

    Place it in a large bowl, add the soy sauce, sherry, ¼ teaspoon salt, sugar,