Crunchy Asian-style pork and scallion meatballs
Yields: 4 servings, Prep Time: 10 mins, Inactive Time: 30 mins,
Cooking Time: 10-15 mins
WHAT YOU NEED:
1lb/0.5kg pork mince
1 bunch scallion (half a cup), finely chopped
2 shallots, finely chopped
1 Thai/Indian green chili pepper, finely chopped
1 large egg, cracked and beaten
1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
1 cup bread crumbs
6 tbsp soy sauce
1 tsp salt
1 tsp white pepper powder
1/2 cup sesame/vegetable oil
WHAT YOU HAVE TO DO:
1. Fold together all ingredients except bread crumbs and oil. Add half cup bread crumbs and mix well. Cover and marinate for at least 30mins.
2. Make medium sized balls of the mince using your palms. Spread remaining bread crumbs on a plate and roll the meatballs over it, coating it evenly on all sides.
3. In a pan add oil and fry these meatballs over medium heat for 10mins, turning sides every 3-4mins. When it turns crispy golden brown take it off and place on paper towels.
4. Serve hot with soy sauce topped with a few chopped scallions.