Southeast Asian Style Meatballs Recipe

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Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelBit Difficult
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings4
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Ground turkey/Lean pork1 Pound (Uncooked)
 Dry bread crumbs1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Egg1 , slightly beaten
 Soy sauce2 Tablespoon
 Hoisin sauce2 Tablespoon
 Grated ginger root2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
For plum glaze
 Plum jelly1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 White wine vinegar1 Tablespoon
 Ketchup1 Tablespoon
 Hot sweet mustard1 Tablespoon
 Cooked noodles1 Cup (16 tbs) (For Serving)
 Toasted sesame seeds2 Tablespoon (For Garnish)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 496 Calories from Fat 144

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g25.2%

Saturated Fat 4 g19.9%

Trans Fat 0.3 g

Cholesterol 172.1 mg

Sodium 826.3 mg34.4%

Total Carbohydrates 57 g19.1%

Dietary Fiber 2.8 g11.3%

Sugars 19.7 g

Protein 29 g58.4%

Vitamin A 1.8% Vitamin C 0.29%

Calcium 12.4% Iron 22.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1.In a slow cooker, place a rack.

2. In a medium sized bowl, mix pork or ground turkey with bread crumbs, eggs, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, pepper and ginger root.
3. Form small 8-10 balls of the mixture with diameter of 2 inches.
4. Place the meat balls on the rack of slow cooker.
5. If in case, the balls do not fit in a single layer, make use of two foil sheets by MAKING holes in them.
6. Place the foil on the rack with meat bolls topped with other foil with the remaining balls.
7. Cover the cooker with a lid and cook for 3-4 hrs. on a low flame.

8.Serve the meat balls topped with plum glaze and garnished with sesame seeds over noodles.