Lion's Head Meatballs
45 mins (prep 45)
19 ingredients
10 meatballs, for 5 main-dish or 10 appetizer 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.

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Serving Size (32.28 g)
Servings 10
Amount per Serving
Calories 85.37 Calories from Fat 62.37
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6.93g 106.62%
Saturated Fat 5.24g 261.83%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 120.96mg 50.4%
Total Carbohydrate 5.98g 19.95%
Dietary Fiber 1.38 g 55.26%
Sugars 0.85 g %
Protein 0.92g 18.43%
Vitamin A 0.31IU% Vitamin C 0.68mg%
Calcium 11.97mg% Iron 0.77mg%
*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:
reduced-sodium soy sauce, lean ground pork, chopped scallions, minced leek, toasted sesame oil, finely chopped fresh ginger, fresh chile pepper, ground white pepper, or, chopped fresh basil, freshly grated lemon zest