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Ginger-sesame Pork Rolls

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Ginger-sesame Pork Rolls

Ginger Sesame Pork Rolls is rated 2.0 / 5 based on 2 votes.


Preparation Time: 10-15 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes


  • 250 g (8 oz) ground pork, minced
  • Three scallions, finely chopped
  • Two tablespoons chopped canned bamboo shoots
  • One teaspoon peeled and grated fresh ginger
  • teaspoon five-spice powder
  • Two teaspoons soy sauce
  • One teaspoon Asian sesame oil
  • Eight bean curd sheets, about 5 by 6 inches (13 by 15 cm)
  • small red bell pepper seeded and thinly sliced
  • Four scallions (spring onions) green tops only

For Hoisin and Ginger Sauce

  • cup hoisin sauce
  • Two tablespoons shaoxing wine or dry sherry
  • Two teaspoons chopped fresh ginger
  • One clove garlic, crushed
  • One scallion (spring onion), finely chopped


  1. In a large bowl, place scallions, pork, ginger, bamboo shoots, soy sauce, five-spice powder and sesame oil. Mix well.
  2. Lightly brush bean curd sheets with cold water and place flat on the work surface.
  3. Put 1/8 of mixture along the end of each sheet.
  4. Lay strips of red bell pepper and scallions along meat and push gently until enclosed completely.
  5. Fold two sides of sheet in and roll up. Brush the remaining side with water if necessary.
  6. Press down to seal.
  7. Fill a large pot or wok with water and bring to a rapid simmer.
  8. Cover the bottom of bamboo steamer or steamer basket with parchment paper or leaves, make sure to leave some space for the heat to circulate.
  9. In a steamer, arrange the tofu rolls in a single layer.
  10. Put the steamer over water, cover and cook for 10 minutes until pork mixture is firm.
  11. Take the rolls out from the steamer. Serve whole or slice the rolls in a diagonal shape. Allow to stand with cut side up along with ginger sauce and ginger for dipping.
  12. For the hoisin and ginger sauce, mix all ingredients in a bowl.


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