Thai Meatballs with Spicy Dipping Sauce

Thai Meatballs with Spicy Dipping Sauce

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1
30 min.
prep
50 min.
total
3 dozen meatballs

Thai Meatballs with Spicy Dipping Sauce is perfect for entertaining or a special family treat. You'll love the perky Asian flavors in this recipe.

Ingredients

  • MEATBALLS
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped cilantro
  • 1 stalk (about 1/3 cup) finely chopped lemon grass or 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 2 red jalapeños, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon MAGGI TASTE OF ASIA Cooking Soy Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic
  • 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar

  • SPICY DIPPING SAUCE
  • 1/2 cup unseasoned rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons MAGGI TASTE OF ASIA Cooking Soy Sauce
  • 2 red jalapeños, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped green onion
  • 2 teaspoons packed brown sugar
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HEAT oil in fryer or medium saucepan over medium heat.



FOR MEATBALLS:

COMBINE
pork, egg, cilantro, lemon grass, jalapeños, cornstarch, soy sauce, garlic and sugar in medium bowl. Roll into 3/4-inch meatballs. Fry a few meatballs at a time until lightly browned and no longer pink in center. Drain on paper towels.



FOR SPICY DIPPING SAUCE:

COMBINE
vinegar, soy sauce, jalapeños, green onion and sugar in small bowl.



SERVE warm meatballs with wooden picks and Spicy Dipping Sauce.



FOR BAKED MEATBALLS: Preheat oven to 350° F. Place meatballs on greased, rimmed baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes or until lightly browned and no longer pink in center.

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These had a weird texture. Make sure you chop your meatball ingredients very very small or they fall apart. Next time I will use more meat and use beef instead of the pork. The sauce was delicious.

- Jenn from

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/3 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 3

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 50
  • Calories from Fat: 35
  • Total Fat: 3.5g (6% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 1g (6% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 15mg (5% of DV)
  • Sodium: 95mg (4% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 1g (0% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 0g (0% of DV)
  • Sugars: 1g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Vitamin A: 0% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 2% of DV
  • Calcium: 0% of DV
  • Iron: 2% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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