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Rice in Lotus Leaves Recipe

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PREP TIME: 15 min
COOK TIME: 30 min
READY TIME: 45 min
CALORIES: 340 (per serving)

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  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 3 shallots, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons grated ginger
  • 1 chicken breast fillet, finely chopped
  • 1 cup chopped Chinese barbecue duck
  • ½ cup chopped shiitake mushrooms
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 4 cups cooked long-grain or glutinous rice
  • 4 dried lotus leaves


1 Heat oil in a wok over high heat. Add shallots and ginger and cook for 2 minutes. Add chicken, duck and mushrooms to wok and cook for a further 4 minutes.

2 Add soy sauce, sugar and rice to wok and stir well. Soak lotus leaves in water until soft.

3 Dry leaves. Place rice in lotus leaves and fold them over to form a parcel. Place parcels in bamboo steamers and steam for 15 minutes.


Calories: 340 Kcal
Fat: 17 g
Cholesterol: 185 mg
Sodium: 658 mg
Potassium: 270 mg
Carbs: 34 g
Protein: 14 g