Steamed Clam and Grain Rice in Garlic

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Steamed Clam and Grain Rice in Garlic
Sylvia LAM, Chairlady of Hong Kong Dietitians Association, said "Multigrain rice is rich in soluble fiber which helps lowers blood cholesterol and boost metabolism."
Ingredients (Serve 4):
Short Necked Clam4 pieces (4 taels)
Assorted Rice (raw)(Black glutinous rice, glutinous rice, brown rice, pearl barley, pearl rice)4/5 cup
Water3/4 cup
Chinese Kale375 gm (10 taels)
Minced Garlic1 teaspoon
Salt2/3 teaspoon
Sugar1/3 teaspoon
Corn starch1/3 teaspoon
Cooking Method:
1.Open clams with a knife and discard top shell. Slightly slice the meat once. Rinse and set aside.
2.Rinse assorted rice. Add water and 1/3 teaspoon of salt. Steam for 2 hours and set aside.
3.Bring water to a boil. Blanch Chinese kale until done. Set aside.
4.Add 1/3 teaspoon of salt, sugar, cornstarch and minced garlic to the clams. Steam for 3 minutes.
5.Top assorted rice with the clams. Serve Chinese kale on side. Done.
This recipe is provided by Dragon King Restaurant.
Extract from CookSmart, Issue 12