Lu Pulu

Recipe by Pikake21
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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    large onion, chopped
  • 1
    medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1
    (12 ounce) can corned beef (New Zealand brands preferred)
  • 8
    ounces frozen package coconut milk, thawed
  • aluminum foil, and or banana leaf, for wrapping
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Wash and remove the stems from the lu'au leaves.
  • Chop the onion and tomato.
  • Thaw or make the coconut milk.
  • Layer two or three leaves in the palm of your hand.
  • Place a heaping tablespoon or so of onion and tomato into the center of the leaves.
  • Top with about 2 heaping tablespoons of corned beef (one can will make about 5-6 packets).
  • Ladle about 1/4 cup of coconut milk on top of it all.
  • Wrap the lu'au leaves into a bundle and then wrap and secure with banana leaf or aluminum foil.
  • Place the lupulu in a shallow pan and bake for about 1 hour.
  • Peek into the bundles to make sure the lu'au leaves are thoroughly cooked and a dark, soft green color. (This is important, as raw taro leaves irritate the skin and throat when not fully cooked).
  • Cook longer if necessary.
  • Remove from the aluminum foil and serve hot with whatever sounds nice--rice, yams, taro, etc.
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