Vietnamese Shau Mai

Ingredients

300 g ground pork
150 g shell-removed shrimp, diced
1 tsp minced garlic
1 tbsp chopped green onion

Seasoning

1 egg white
2 tbsp fish sauce
2 tbsp water
3/4 tsp sugar
3/4 tsp oil
1/2 tsp sesame oil
1/4 tsp ground white pepper
1 tbsp cornstarch

Sauce

1/2 cup diced tomato
1/2 cup water
1 tbsp fish sauce
1 tbsp ketchup
1 tsp sugar
2 tsp cornstarch

Method

  1. Mix pork and shrimp with the seasoning ingredients. Stir to mix thoroughly until sticky. Add garlic and green onion. Mix well.
  2. Form the mixture into 8 meatballs. Place meatballs on a heat-proof plate.
  3. Steam meatballs over high heat for 10 minutes until done.
  4. Add sauce ingredients to a saucepan. Cook on medium heat until thickens.
  5. Pour sauce over meatballs. Serve with bread rolls.

Makes 2 to 3 servings.

Source: Vietnamese Cuisine


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