Jicai Bai Ye Bao (Shepherd's Purses Filled With Surprises)

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READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Broke Guy

This is an authentic recipe from Shanghai, China.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Marinate one pound of ground pork in a mixture of sake and cornstarch for 30 minutes.
  2. Defrost the yuba sheets. Set aside.
  3. Defrost the spinach and rinse thoroughly (no need to blanch). Mince then hand-squeeze out any water left in the spinach. Set aside.
  4. Combine the ground pork, spinach, green onion, salt, white pepper, sugar, and sesame oil. Mix thoroughly.
  5. Cut each soy sheet diagonally into two large triangles.
  6. Place the filling along the long side of the triangle and roll the soy sheet up tightly while folding in both sides (like a burrito).
  7. Place rolls side by side on a plate and steam for 15 minutes in a steamer or rice cooker.
  8. You may also deep-fry them in 1/4 cup hot vegetable oil until golden brown (5-8 minutes per side).
  9. Serve immediately.

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