Braised Lion's Head
Braised Lion's Head
Try out this simple yet delicious Chinese meatball recipe.
  • Difficulty Level Moderate
  • Technique Braising
  • Preparation Time 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time 30 minutes
  • Yield 4 servings
Ingredients
  • Meatball ingredients:
  • 450 grams Ground chicken
  • 2 stalks Spring onion, sliced finely
  • 2 teaspoons Ginger, minced
  • 2 tablespoons Light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Corn-starch
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • Broth ingredients:
  • 2 teaspoons Garlic, minced
  • 6 pieces Shiitake mushroom
  • 200 grams Chinese cabbage, sliced at 1cm thickness
  • 400 millilitres Chicken stock
  • 1 teaspoon Light soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Shallot oil
Method
  1. Combine all the ingredients and shape into 4 equal-sized balls.
  2. In a heated wok, add oil and fry the meatballs until golden brown all around.
  3. In a clay pot, heat up shallot oil and sauté garlic.
  4. Add in mushrooms, cabbage, soy sauce and sugar. Stir the ingredients together for about 2 minutes.
  5. Next add in chicken stock.
  6. When the broth begins boiling, arrange the meatballs on top of the vegetable mix.
  7. Cover clay pot with the lid and leave to simmer for 20 minutes. Serve hot.

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