How to Make Delicious Steamed Yam and Pork Patties at Home?

Q: Can I substitute chicken for pork in this recipe?
A: Yes, you can use ground chicken as a substitute for pork, but it may slightly alter the flavor.

Q: How do I ensure the pork patties stay moist?
A: Adding a bit of cool water to the pork mixture as described in the recipe helps keep the patties moist during steaming.

Q: Is it necessary to chop the yam finely?
A: Yes, finely chopping the yam ensures it blends well with the pork and cooks evenly.

Q: Can I add other spices to the recipe?
A: Absolutely! Feel free to adjust the spices according to your taste preferences.

Steamed Yam and Pork Patties


  • 200g Pork Mince
  • 150g Yam, finely chopped
  • 20g Green Onions, chopped
  • 2g White Pepper Powder
  • 4g Salt
  • 20g Light Soy Sauce
  • 30g Cool Water
  • 10g Finely Chopped Green Onions (for garnish)
  • 2g Dried Red Chili Flakes (optional)
  1. Prepare the pork mince.
  2. Mix salt, light soy sauce, white pepper powder, green onions, and a bit of cool water into the pork mince.
  3. Stir the mixture well.
  4. Peel the yam, slice, julienne, and then chop finely to create small granules.
  5. Add the yam granules to the pork mixture.
  6. Mix thoroughly.
  7. Place the yam and pork mixture in a steaming dish and smooth the surface.
  8. Steam in a pot of boiling water for about 25 minutes.
  9. After steaming, garnish with finely chopped green onions and, if desired, red chili flakes.
  10. Cut into pieces and serve while warm and tender.
  • Rich in protein from the pork.
  • Yams are a good source of fiber and vitamins.
  • Low in fat, making it a healthier choice.
  • Contains essential minerals and antioxidants.
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