If you prefer something healthier, you may try this light and easy-to-prepare Steamed Nian Gao with Shredded Coconut. Eating nian gao (年糕) has the meaning of raising oneself higher in the coming year. There are many different ways to serve nian gao,

If you prefer something crunchier try our Taro Sweet Potato Fried Nian Gao and Taro Sweet Potato Nian Gao Spring Rolls),

CHINESE VERSION: 椰丝蒸年糕

steamed nian gao with coocnut
 

Steamed Nian Gao with Shredded Coconut | MyKitchen101en

Yield: 60 pieces

Ingredients:

Instructions:

1 Steam fresh shredded coconut for 5 minutes (to delay the staling of coconut).

 

2 Add salt to steamed shredded coconut, mix well (cover to prevent it from drying).

3 Cut nian gao into small pieces.

4 Lightly coat plates with some oil.

 

5 Arrange nian gao pieces on the plates.

6 Steam nian gao over medium heat for 6-7 minutes until softened.

7 Take out 1 plate of steamed nian gao at a time, coat the pieces with shredded coconut while still hot.

8 Steamed nian gao with shredded coconut is ready to be served!


steamed nian gao with coocnut

Steamed Nian Gao with Shredded Coconut

If you prefer something healthier, you may try this light and easy-to-prepare Steamed Nian Gao with Shredded Coconut.
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Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Chinese New Year, Dessert
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 60 pieces
Calories 25 kcal

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Steam fresh shredded coconut for 5 minutes (to delay the staling of coconut).
  • Add salt to steamed shredded coconut, mix well (cover to prevent it from drying).
  • Cut nian gao into small pieces.
  • Lightly coat plates with some oil.
  • Arrange nian gao pieces on the plates.
  • Steam nian gao over medium heat for 6-7 minutes until softened.
  • Take out 1 plate of steamed nian gao at a time, coat the pieces with shredded coconut while still hot.
  • Steamed nian gao with shredded coconut is ready to be served!

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Notes

This recipe yields 60 pieces of nian gao.
The nutritional value for reference is for 1 piece of nian gao. 

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories: 25kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 0.2gFat: 0.1gSaturated Fat: 0.05gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.02gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.02gSodium: 20mgPotassium: 2mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 3gCalcium: 1mgIron: 0.03mg
Keyword steamed nian gao, steamed nian gao with coconut
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