Four Happiness Meatballs

Four Happiness Meatballs

Ingredients for 6 servings:
Meatball Mixture:
1 1/2 Inch cube ginger, minced
1 lb Ground pork
2 Chopped scallions
8 Chopped water chestnuts
3/4 ts Salt (or to taste)
1 tb Corn starch mixed with 3
-Tb water
4 ts Soy sauce
1 tb Dry sherry
1 Egg

Casserole Base:
1 1/2 lb Bok choy
3 tb Cooking oil
1 tb Soy sauce or to taste
1 ts Sugar
1 tb Dry sherry

Instructions:
Mix together ingredients for the meatballs. Shape the mixture into 4 large meatballs. Wash and remove all the sandy particles from bok choy. Cut crosswise into 2 inch sections. Heat 3 Tb oil in a wok. Fry 2 meatballs at a time until both sides are brown (about 3 minutes.) Remove, and fry the other 2 meatballs. (Use more oil if frying in a saucepan.) Remove all but 2 Tb oil from the wok, stir-frying vegetables for 1-2 minutes over medium heat. Remove wok from the heat. Line the stems of the vegetable in the bottom of a casserole. Place the meatballs on top, then cover with the leaves of the vegetable. Add soy sauce, sugar, and sherry; bring to a boil, then simmer on low heat with cover on for 30 minutes. Serve hot.