Steamed Stuffed Bitter Melon Recipe

If you are turning out to be health conscious, this Steamed Stuffed Bitter Melon recipe should be on the top of your list. Cooked the Chinese way, this Steamed Stuffed Bitter Melon dish does not fall out on its taste. Do try it!


Main Ingredient


 Fermented black beans1 Tablespoon
 Lean pork1⁄2 Pound
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm)
 Bitter melon4 Medium
 Soy sauce1 Tablespoon
 Sherry1 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 505 Calories from Fat 132

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g22.6%

Saturated Fat 4.4 g22%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 154.2 mg

Sodium 2119.3 mg88.3%

Total Carbohydrates 37 g12.5%

Dietary Fiber 23.5 g94.2%

Sugars 0.6 g

Protein 59 g117.6%

Vitamin A 76.8% Vitamin C 1143.4%

Calcium 19.8% Iron 36.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Soak fermented black beans.
2. Mince pork and garlic. Mash soaked beans and add to meat along with soy sauce, sherry and salt. Blend in well.
3. Cut bitter melons lengthwise in half. With a spoon, scoop out the seeds and spongy white pulp at the center. Stuff with meat mixture.
4. Arrange bitter melon, stuffing-side up, on a heatproof dish. Steam until done