Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Xoi Gac (Baby Jackfruit Sticky Rice) Recipe

Xoi Gac (Baby Jackfruit Sticky Rice) Recipe


3 cups Sweet Rice
1/2 cup Coconut Milk
1 Tbsp. Chinese White Cooking Wine
1/2 tsp. Kosher Salt
2 Tbsp. Sugar
2 Tbsp. Baby Jackfruit Paste
Banana Leaves

Soak 3 cups Sweet Rice overnight.  Rinse about 2-3 times.  Drain out the water and set it air dry for about 15 mins.
In a bowl add in 1 Tbsp. Chinese White Cooking Wine. Mix in about 2 Tbsp. Baby Jackfruit Paste.
Add in the Sweet Rice. Add 1/2 tsp. Kosher Salt. Mix until it's evenly coated with the Baby Jackfruit Paste.
Have your steamer ready, put a layer of Banana leaves in steamer.  Then pour in the Sweet Rice. Steam for 10 mins.
In the mean time mix 1/2 cup Coconut Milk with 2 Tbsp. Sugar.  After 10 minutes open up the steamer lid and drizzle some of the coconut mixture on top.
Toss the Sweet Rice, cover to let it continue to steam. After about 5 minutes open the lid again and drizzle more of the coconut mixture.
Repeat drizzling the coconut mixture onto the sweet rice every 5 minutes. Steaming time should be about 20-25 minutes.
Once the Sweet Rice is cooked. Remove from steamer and let it cool.

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