Chinese Trunip / Radish Cake

Prep time: 1 hours 15 minutes (includes cooling & refrigeration time)

Cook time: 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. bag of rice flour
  • 2 lb. Asian turnips -or- daikon radish
  • 4 cups of water 
  • 3 Tbsp. dried shrimp
  • 3 links of Chinese Sausage 
  • 1 Tbsp. dried shallots
  • 1 tsp. soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. white pepper

Directions

  1. Cook the grated turnips for about 10 minutes or until soft and fully cooked
  2. Sauté the Chinese sausage, shrimp and shallots (about 5 minutes)
  3. Cook the turnips and flour mixture, add in the above sauté mixture as well (about 5 minutes)
  4. Steam the mixture for 25 - 35 minutes or until done
  5. Let cook completely for at least 1 hour before cutting and pan frying
  6. Pan fry the squares for 5 - 8 minutes on each side or until golden brown
Turnip Cakes (dim sum style) | 蘿蔔糕 Luóbo gāo