Grounded Pork Stuffed Bitter Melon Soup
Bitter melon stuffed with grounded pork and bean thread noodle is delicious. This is one of Khmer favorite soups. Bitter melon has a sweet bitterly taste that our people like.
|1 lb (450 gram) of grounded pork|
|2 stalks green onion, chopped|
|1 small individual package bean thread noodles, soaked in hot water, drained and chopped (approx 1 cup)|
|1 teaspoon of sugar|
|1 teaspoon of salt|
|1 teaspoon of fish sauce|
|1/4 teaspoon of black pepper|
|1 large or 2 medium size bitter melon, cut bitter melon in half (cross wide)and removed seeds|
|8 cups of water|
Directions to make Grounded Pork Stuffed Bitter Melon Soup
- In a large bowl, mix grounded pork with green onions, bean thread noodles, 1 teaspoon sugar, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon fish sauce and ¼ teaspoon black pepper. Mix well.
- Stuffed pork stuffing in side bitter melon tube. If you have left over meat makes small meatballs.
- Put stuffed bitter melon and pour water in a large soup pot, cook till meat done and water reduce.
- Seasoning soup with 1 tablespoon sugar, ½ teaspoon salt and 2 tablespoons fish sauce.
- Top with green onion.
Serve hot with rice.
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Serving Size: 2
Calories Per Serving: 584
% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Cholesterol 151mg 50%
Total Fat 33g 42%
Saturated Fat 12g 60%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Protein 41g 82%
Sodium 1591mg 69%
Sugars 3g 6%
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