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Hawaiian Lau Lau

Ingredients

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.

Directions:
  • 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.

Servings

4

Prep

20 min

Cook

3 hr

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Easy