Sticky Rice Balls

This is a great appetizer; it take a little time to get everything prepared, but is worth the effort in the end -

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30mins
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  • FOR THE RICE:.
  • In a heavy-bottomed pot bring 3 cups of water to a boil. Add rice and return to a boil. Cook for 1 minutes. Drain rice and return to pot. Cook, covered, over low heat 20 minutes. Let stand, covered, for 10 minutes.
  • FOR THE FILLINGS:.
  • Choose a variety of fillings., Chop items into small pieces. Combine according to taste. Some examples of good combinations: crab and avocodo; baby shrimp, jicama, and cilantro; duck and plums; smoked scallops and preserved ginger;.
  • Set out a bowl of warm water, a clean dishcloth,for your hands, and a plate rubbed with oil. Moisten hands with warm water. Scoop about 1-2 Tablespoons of rice, mold around a small amout of filling, and shape into a 1-inch ball between your palms. Set on oiled plate. Repeat with remaining rice, wiping your hands as needed.
  • FOR THE COATINGS:.
  • Roll sticky rice balls in the coatings of your choice. Set on a platter or tray. Serve with dipping sauce.
  • DIPPING SAUCE:.
  • Whisk together all ingredients except scallions. Pour into a bowl, and top with scallions.
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    This is a great appetizer; it take a little time to get everything prepared, but is worth the effort in the end -
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