Sticky Rice in Lotus Leaf

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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4
    cups cooked sticky rice
  • 1
    teaspoon sugar
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • 1
    teaspoon oyster sauce
  • 1
    teaspoon soy sauce
  • Stuffing
  • 14
    cup diced cooked chicken
  • 5
    teaspoons shrimp, shelled and cooked
  • 2
    teaspoons black mushrooms, cooked and diced
  • 1
    egg, salted
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash the rice several times until the water runs clear.
  • Transfer the rice to a heavy pot or electric rice cooker and add the equal amount of water.
  • Simmer over low heat allowing the rice to steam for 15 minutes more with the cover on at all times.
  • Add sugar, salt, oyster sauce and soy salt to the rice and mix thoroughly.
  • Soak lotus leaves thoroughly in boiling water, wash them and spread them out on a table.
  • Mix all the stuffing ingredients together in a bowl.
  • Spread one thin layer of cooked sticky rice on each lotus leaf then add stuffing on top of rice in the centre.
  • Cover with another thin layer of sticky rice.
  • Fold the lotus leaves inwards and wrap well.
  • Steam them in the steamer over high heat for 10 minutes.
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