Lion's Head Meatballs
40 mins (prep 20, cooking 20)
19 ingredients
10 servings
This is a famous dish along the Yangtze, with regional variations. In Shanghai, the sauce will be sweet and sour. In Chongqing, it will be hot and spicy. And in Wuhan...well, it will depend on the season and the mood of the chef. From EatingWell magazine July/August 2007 and posted for ZWT6.

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Serving Size (53.74 g)
Servings 10
Amount per Serving
Calories 141.76 Calories from Fat 82.62
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9.18g 141.21%
Saturated Fat 4.06g 202.97%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 34.93mg 116.42%
Sodium 202.18mg 84.24%
Total Carbohydrate 4.65g 15.51%
Dietary Fiber 0.85 g 34.14%
Sugars 0.04 g %
Protein 9.68g 193.59%
Vitamin A 0.31IU% Vitamin C 0.01mg%
Calcium 12.66mg% Iron 1.38mg%
*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:
light coconut milk, reduced sodium soy sauce, chopped scallion, minced leek, toasted sesame oil, finely chopped fresh ginger, fresh, chili peppers, white pepper, thai basil, freshly grated lemon zest