Turnip Cake Recipe

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Looking for an easy Turnip Cake recipe? Learn how to make Turnip Cake using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by val_m

Makes 20 servings



Really more like a bread than a cake, this recipe is traditionally made during the Chinese New Year season. It can also be found in dim sum restaurants throughout the year.

Recipe Ingredients for Turnip Cake

2 1/2 pounds turnips
1 cup water
2 cups rice flour
5 tablespoons oil
1 tablespoon scallion, chopped fine
4 mushrooms
6 shrimp
1 tablespoon cooking sherry
46 grams sausage
2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon cilantro
1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted

Recipe Directions for Turnip Cake

  1. Peel and grate turnips. Simmer in 1 cup water for about 1 hour, or until tender.

  2. Mix rice flour and turnips in bowl until consistency of thick oatmeal. Add 2 tablespoons of oil. Mix well. Set aside.

  3. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in wok.

  4. Stir-fry scallion, mushrooms, shrimps and sausages and add to turnip mixture.

  5. Add salt, sugar, and pepper. Mix thoroughly

  6. Grease a 6 inch by 9 inch cake pan. Pour mixture into it. Sprinkle with parsley and sesame seeds. Place on rack in steamer. Steam over briskly boiling water 1 hour.

  7. When cold, refrigerate overnight.

  8. To serve, slice 1/4 inch thick, 2 inches wide, and 3 inches long. Fry slices in 1 tablespoon oil until golden brown. Serve hot.

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Appetizers

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 102.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
123
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.5g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
302mg
13%
Potassium
154mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
16.7g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1.4g
6%
Sugars
2.5g
Protein
3.4g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 21%
Calcium 3% Iron 3%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • High in vitamin C
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