Oriental Meat Loaf With Hoisin Glaze
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 tablespoons chopped gingerroot
6 green onions, finely chopped
1 teaspoon hot Chinese chili paste
2 lb ground beef
1 cup fresh bread crumbs
2 eggs, lightly beaten
3 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander or parsley
2 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon dijon mustard
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup ketchup
2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
1 teaspoon prepared mustard
In skillet, heat oil over medium-low heat, cook garlic, ginger,
onions and chili paste for about 3 minutes or until softened but
not browned. Let cool. In bowl, mix together beef, bread crumbs,
eggs, coriander, soy sauce, mustard and salt, mix in garlic mixture.
Pat into foil- or parchment paper-lined 9-x 5-inch loaf pan. Cover
with foil and bake in 3500F oven for 1 hour. Drain off fat.
Combine ketchup, hoisin sauce and mustard, spread over top of loaf.
Bake, uncovered, for 15 minutes or until meat thermometer registers
170F. Let stand for 10 minutes before removing from pan and slicing.
Serve with steamed rice and sauted broccoli or spinach.
Yield: 8 servings