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       Title: Steamed Pearl Balls
  Categories: Steamer, Appetizers
       Yield: 30 balls
  
   1 1/4 c  Glutinous rice
            -OR
     3/4 c  Arborio rice
       1 lb Ground turkey
      10    Dried Chinese mushrooms,
            -soaked 20 minutes, stems
            -removed and caps finely
            -chopped
       1 c  Canned water chestnuts,
            -coarsely chopped
   1 3/8 tb Minced fresh ginger
       1 tb Minced scallions
       3 tb Soy sauce
   1 1/2 tb Rice wine or sake
   1 1/2 tb Sesame oil
       2 tb Cornstarch
            Soy sauce for dipping (opt)
  
   Using your fingers as a rake, rinse the rice under cold running water
   until the water runs clear. Drain and transfer to a baking pan.
   
   In a bowl mix the turkey, mushrooms, water chestnuts and seasonings.
   Line steamer trays with parchment or wax paper. Scrape teaspoon of
   the turkey mixture into balls and roll in the rice until completely
   covered. Arrange 1 apart on the steamer trays.
   
   Cover and steam 25 minutes, or until cooked through. Serve immediately
   with soy sauce.
  
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