Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Taro Croquettes Recipe

Taro Croquettes Recipe

Ingredients :
600 g x Taro
1/5 cup x Boiling water
150 g x shrimps
2 x parsley sprigs
187.5g x flour
37.5 g x wheat starch
225 g x pork
225g x chicken
3 x mushroom
2 x springs onion(scallions)

1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon light soy
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 tablespoon chicken powder
1 teaspoon sesame oil

Method :
1. Peel, wash and cut the taro into thin pieces.

2. Steam for 20 minutes until soft.

3. Remove 300g of the softest part of the taro and set aside the rest for later use.

4. Pour the boiling water over the wheat starch and mix into a soft dough.

5. Wash, dry and dice the pork.

6. Wash and soak the dried shrimps and Chinese mushrooms for 30 minutes.

7. Steam and dice finely.

8. Chop up the parsley and spring onions.

9. Mince the taro, wheat starch dough and pork together in a food processor.

10. Transfer to a mixing bowl, add the minced ingredients and seasoning, and mix well.

11. Shape the mixture into small rounds and coat evenly with the flour.

12. Bring 1/2 wok of oil just to the boil over moderate heat.

13. Slide in the taro cakes and deep-fry until golden brown.

14. Remove and drain to serve

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