Stuffed Bitter Gourd Recipe

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bitter melon with stuffed pork

This stuffed bitter gourd recipe is steamed healthy Chinese recipe,delicious and colorful.

Beneficial Function: Clear heat, reduce blood sugar. Suitable for diabetics.


2 bitter gourd, raw

100g lean ground pork


1 teaspoon shallot, chopped

1 teaspoon five species powder

1 teaspoon soy sauce

1/2 teaspoon cornstarch

1/4 teaspoon salt

Sauce A

1 tablespoon cornstarch

1 teaspoon sesame oil

1 pinch salt

2 tablespoon stock

1 teaspoon shallot, chopped


1. Mix ground pork with Marinade Sauce. Stir along the same direction until tight and sticky.Add some water if dry. Marinate for 10mins.

2. Clean bitter gourd, drain well, cut transversely into 1 inch high section. Seeds off. Each section looks like a ring.

3. Quick boil bitter gourd rings, drain well. Apply a layer of dry cornstarch inside each ring. Fill in the above step 1 pork stuff one by one.

4. Arrange stuffed bitter gourd rings in a big plate, place in a steamer, steam 10mins.

5. While steaming, mix Sauce A, pour in a wok. Stir the Sauce on medium heat till thicken.

6. Turn off heat, pour on the steamed bitter melon. Serve.

healthy ground pork recipe- stuffed bitter gourd
ground pork recipe: Stuffed bitter melon

Note: If you don't like pork you can replace with ground beef, or replace with tofu if you are a vegan.

Serving Method:
Serve as main dish at lunch or dinner.

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