How to make the BEST Tang Yuan

These delicate tang yuan have a chewy exterior and rich black sesame filling that gently float in a warm sweetened ginger broth. Let me show you my fool proof method!

These ingredients are easy to find at your local Asian grocery store or easily online for some of the dry goods.

📝 Ingredients

Pulverize Sesame Seeds

1

Pulverize the black sesame seeds, salt, and sugar into a powder.

Pulverize Sesame Seeds

2

Blend in the peanut butter and butter.

Freeze Filling

3

Shape filling into 1/2 inch thick brick and freeze.

Shape the Filling

4

Cut the brick into even blocks, roll into a ball, then freeze again.

Create the Dough

5

Slowly mix in water to form a dough before mixing and resting.

Divide the Dough

6

Divide the dough into 20 balls, then take one and create a cavity for placing the filling.

Wrap the Filling

7

Pinch and wrap the dough around the frozen filling.

Finish Assembling

8

Place assembled tang yuan under plastic to keep them from drying out.

Boil and Enjoy

9

Boil until the tang yuan float, then cook for an additional 30 seconds.

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