Hawaiian Lau Lau


  • 1 lb of butter fish (black cod)
  • 1 lb of pork shoulder (Boston Butt)
  • 1 tbs kosher salt
  • 8 ti leaves (available in Asian markets)
  • 16 taro leaves (available in Asian markets)

Lau Lau is Hawaiian Soul food. It is made by wraping butter fish (black cod), along with pork shoulder and a piece of fat back in ti and taro leaves and steamed for several hours. 4 servings.

  • Place two ti leaves in an on a flat surface. (you will have 4 ti leaves)
  • Place 1/4 lb of fish, pork and a piece of salt pork in the center of each taro leave.
  • Season each  package with salt, and  wrap tightly.
  • Place each package in the center of the ti leaves and wrap around the taro packages and tie with a string.
  • Place the packages in a steamer and steam for 3 to 4 hours.
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