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Stuffed Lotus Roots—Pan-fried Version
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 
easy stuffed lotus root-can be filled pork or shrimp
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Lotus Root
Servings: 2
Calories: 411 kcal
Author: Elaine
Ingredients
  • 1 stem lotus root , skin removed and sliced
  • 1/2 cup minced pork or shrimp
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tbsp. whisked egg
  • 1 tsp. light soy sauce
  • dash of pepper
  • oil for pan-frying
  • salt and pepper for garnishing
  • chopped green onion for garnishing
dip
  • 1 tbsp. Chinese red oil
  • 1/8 tsp. toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp. light soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • 1/8 tsp. chopped green onion
Instructions
  1. Cut the lotus root into slices and then soak in clean water.
  2. Marinate minced pork or shrimp with salt, egg, light soy sauce and pepper.
  3. Place around 1 teaspoon filling in the center of one lotus root slice, and the cover with another one.
  4. Brush some oil in a pan and fry all lotus root slices until slightly brown and soft. Turn over to cook the other side too.
  5. Garnish some salt, pepper and green onion and serve with dip.
Nutrition Facts
Stuffed Lotus Roots—Pan-fried Version
Amount Per Serving
Calories 411 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 67mg22%
Sodium 2591mg113%
Potassium 995mg28%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 7g29%
Protein 15g30%
Vitamin A 90IU2%
Vitamin C 70.5mg85%
Calcium 75mg8%
Iron 2.5mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.