Saucy Asian Meatballs Recipe
– 2 Ibs ground pork or ground beef
– 2 tsp. sesame oil
– 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
– 2 eggs
– 3 tsp. minced garlic
– 1/2 cup thinly-sliced green onions
– optional garnish: toasted sesame seeds, sliced scallions
Asian Sauce Ingredients:
– 2/3 cup hoisin sauce
– 1/4 cup rice vinegar
– 2 garlic cloves, minced
– 1 tsp. sesame oil
– 1 tsp. ground ginger
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F
In a large bowl, mix together meatball ingredients until well-combined. Shaped into balls (I made mine about 1.5 inches, yielded 25 meatballs), and place on a greased baking sheet or in a 9×13 baking dish. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until meatballs are golden on the outside and no longer pink on the inside.
While the meatballs are baking, whisk together all the sauce ingredients until blended. Once meatballs have finished cooking, you can either dip each meatball individually (using a toothpick) in the sauce mixture. Or you can pour the sauce over the meatballs and gently stir them until covered.
Serve warm, sprinkle with additional garnish if desired.