Lion's Head Casserole

120 mins (prep 60)
20 ingredients
makes 4 (main course) servings
Shih Tzu Tou This dish conveys the grandeur of formal Chinese dinners, but there's nothing intimidating about its preparation. The balance of flavors is sublime, and the presentation is striking — ruffled Napa cabbage is arranged around large pork meatballs to create the appearance of the lionlike Tibetan dog.

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Serving Size (139.22 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 24.07 Calories from Fat 0.18
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.02g 0.12%
Saturated Fat 0.01g 0.11%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 1144.94mg 190.82%
Total Carbohydrate 5.22g 6.95%
Dietary Fiber 0.17 g 2.73%
Sugars 1.36 g %
Protein 0.82g 6.55%
Vitamin A 1.69IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 6.93mg% Iron 0.23mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
dried shiitake mushrooms, ground pork, large, fresh water chestnuts, chinese rice wine, asian sesame oil, peeled fresh ginger, finely chopped, peanut or vegetable oil, reduced-sodium chicken broth, a, special equipment, white rice, accompaniment