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Asian Meatball Recipe

asian meatballs


My fascination with foreign food continues tonight as I whip up some Asian meatballs. I found this on Recipezaar a few months back and knew I had to try it, but there was just one little problem, I couldn’t find rice stix anywhere.

At the time I didn’t even know what they were nor did anyone at any grocery store where I looked. Finally last week I stumbled across the Asian section at Wal-Mart and right in front of my eyes where they were, rice stix!

I quickly grabbed two bags and at last, it was time for me to try this recipe for Asian Meatballs. Now normally I only post recipes on here that I feel are the best of the best, but tonight I’m going to make an exception.

This was more of a test than anything and id say it had its up and downs. I thought the meatballs were excellent but I found the flavour of the noodles to be a little bland.

If I made this again I would definitely add some more of my favourite vegetables to the mix. We definitely had some mixed reviews. Hit or miss, you decide.

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Asian Meatball Recipe


  • Author: Bobby
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Ingredients

  • 300 g of turkey mincemeat
  • 155 g of minced pork
  • 1 egg white, lightly whisked

Furthermore:

  • 1 tbsp grated fresh ginger
  • 80 ml (measured in bulk) grated carrot
  • 80 ml (measured in bulk) chopped spring onions
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 30 g fresh bread cubes
  • 1/4 tsp dark sesame
  • rapeseed oil
  • wormwood
  • Roasted sesame (garnish)

For the lemon sauce:

  • 6 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons plum sauce (asides)
  • Grated Zest of 1 lemon
  • 60 ml lemon juice (not filtered)
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Maizena
  • 1 tbsp water

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 175 degrees C. In a large bowl mix both types of minced meat together with the egg whites and set aside.
  2. Process ginger, carrot, onion, parsley, garlic, chili flakes, salt, bread cubes and sesame in a pulse machine in a small kitchen machine. give to the meat and pass through. From the meat mass form either 16 normal sized or 32 small meatballs.
  3. Place a large, oven-safe pan over moderately-intense heat, roasting the meatballs in oil all around in several operations. As they finish, drain on kitchen paper. Drain the bratwurst with vermouth, stir well and return the meat patties back to the pan. Cook in preheated oven for 15 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, prepare the lemon sauce: bring the sauces over a moderate heat while stirring them with the whisk to a boil, stirring the must with water. Continue to cook while stirring until the sauce is thickened.
  5. After the meatballs have been in the oven for 15 minutes, add the lemon sauce over the meat patties, stir carefully and cook in the oven for another 15-20 minutes – doused with the sauce during the halftime.
  6. Remove the meatballs from the oven, add the sauce once more and then garnish with the sesame.

 

 

9 comments

  1. Bobby says:

    Hot Chicken Writer- Thanks, iv got some great recipes to come this week.

    jen- I hope you enjoy it. Let me know how everything turns out.

    diva- thanks for the comment. Meatballs are upstoppable!

  2. mareza says:

    i cooked noodles few times a year,and it’s always a hit. this are my co workers favorite…..
    i’ll also make good eggrolls…i’ll email you
    some hints how to make tasty noodles.

    i will try the meatballs, but add a little
    sugar,this would taste asian,it is the subtitute
    for MSG.

  3. Bobby says:

    mareza – Thanks, sounds great. I find the rice stix rather interesting but like I said in this article, I found the noodles in this recipe to be rather bland. The beef broth sounded great in the recipe but it just didn’t give it enough flavor for me. I look forward to your e-mail. I think I am going to try a recipe for Chinese spaghetti and meatballs here pretty soon.

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