Ba Wan (Taiwanese Meatball)

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Ba Wan (Taiwanese Meatball) 彰化肉圆

Ba-wan 肉圓 is Taiwanese street food, consisting of a 6–8 cm diameter disk-shaped translucent dough made of sweet potato starch filled with a savory stuffing and served with a sweet and savory sauce. The stuffing varies widely according to different regions in Taiwan but usually consists of a mixture of pork, bamboo shoots, and shiitake mushrooms. Changhua-style ba-wan is considered to be the “standard” ba-wan as it is the most famous and most widely imitated of all styles of ba-wan.
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Ba Wan (Taiwanese Meatball) 彰化肉圆

Recipe by chowtimes


For the skins:



  • Combine rice flour and cold water in a saucepan.
  • Whisk until all the rice flour dissolved in the water.
  • Cook the mixture over medium heat stirring all the time until it starts to bubble and thicken like glue. This takes about 30 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and let cool down to lukewarm.

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