Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 lb medium grain rice

  2. 4 cups water

  3. 2 tablespoons light soy sauce

  4. 3 teaspoons sesame oil

  5. 6 dried Chinese mushrooms , soaked in hot water for 30 min,reserve

  6. 1 1/2 cup of the soaking water

  7. 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce

  8. 2 teaspoons sugar

  9. 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts , diced finely

  10. 8 ounces pork , minced

  11. 1 clove garlic , crushed

  12. teaspoon fresh grated ginger

  13. 1 teaspoon salt

  14. 1 1/2 cups water (saved from soaking the dry mushrooms)

  15. 2 teaspoons cornstarch

  16. bamboo leaves or corn husks or lotus leaves or aluminum foil

  17. string (for tying the bundles)

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Put rice ia a saucepan cover with the 4 cups of water, add light soy sauceand 1 teasp of sesame oil.

  2. Bring to boil quickly, then turn heat to low cover and cook for 15 minutes.

  3. While the rice cooks soak the mushrooms in very hot water for 30 minutes (remember to save 1 1/2 cups of the soaking water).

  4. Cut off the mushroom stems and discard, slice the caps and put them in a saucepan with 3/4 cup of the soaking water, the dark soysauce and 2 teasp sesame oil.

  5. Add chicken and pork to the saucepan along with the garlic, ginger and salt.

  6. Add up to 1/2 cup of the mushroom water and mix the ingredients.

  7. Cover and simmer 5 minutes.

  8. Thicken gravy with the cornstarch (mix cornstarch with a little cold water or mushroom water before adding to the saucepan).

  9. Cook until gravy has thickened.

  10. Let the mixture cool and then gently mix with the cooked rice.

  11. Take 3/4 cup portions and place on the wrap of your choice.

  12. Wrap very securely and tie with string to ensure the bundle will not leak (if using tinfoil you do not need string but wrap and double fold all seams).

  13. Steam for 25 minutes.

  14. Serve warm, cold or reheated.


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