Abundance Mini Yam Ring
Did you know that yam ring has a romantic history behind it? It was originally created by a chef who wanted to win over his future wife! Not only does this dish have a romantic history, but for Jordi, it holds a lot of sentimental value for him as he reminisces the fond memories during reunion dinner with his family when he was a child. It is always nostalgic for him when he prepares this dish! Through cooking, Jordi believes that by putting your heart and soul into it, your meal will always be much more memorable when sharing it with your loved ones as well. We can’t wait to share this incredible recipe with you! Bringing to you, Abundance Mini Yam Ring – Jordi’s version of yam ring in a miniature form!
Ingredients
Yam Ring
  • 600g yamremove skin and cut into thin slices
  • 2tbsp sugar
  • 2tsp salt
  • 1tsp five spice powder
  • 1tsp white pepper
  • 10tbsp corn starch
  • 10tbsp room temperature water
Fillings
  • 100g 1/2 red capsicumcut into small pieces
  • 100g 1/2 yellow capsicumcut into small pieces
  • 40g fresh shiitake mushroomcut into small pieces, 4-5 pieces per mushroom
  • 25g baby cornsliced
  • 15pcs cashew nuts1 per yam ring ( garnish )
  • pea sproutsgarnish
  • 5tbsp honeydilute with 1 tsp water
Instructions
Prepare the yam
  1. Heat up the steamer. Steam the yam for 15 – 20 mins on high heat. Once it soft enough for mashing, remove from steamer and let cool.
  2. In a bowl, add in corn starch and water. Mix well. Add in sugar, salt, white pepper and five spice powder. Stir to mix evenly.
  3. Mash the yam using a fork and pour in the corn starch solution. Knead with hands and ensure all ingredients are well incorporated. #Tips: The dough should be moist and pliable.
Shape and cook the yam ring
  1. Coat hand with cornstarch. Roll the yam ball into 40g each.
  2. Make a small well in the middle, with base. Coat the yam ring with corn starch. Repeat the same steps till all the ingredients are fully utilised.
  3. Pour oil into a frying pan, heat it up to 200oC. Add in the yam ring one by one and fry to 3 – 5 pcs in a batch. Deep fry for 3 – 5 mins till golden brown.
  4. Drain the oil and place it on a cooling rack. Set aside.
Cook the filling, assemble and serve
  1. In a frying pan, heat up 1 tbsp oil. Stir fry the ingredients for filling for 5 min.
  2. Assemble the yam ring.
  3. Drizzle honey before serving.
  4. Serve warm