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Asian Pork Meatballs with Soy Garlic Dipping Sauce

Asian Pork Meatballs are made with tender pork, fresh ginger, garlic, cilantro, sesame seeds and serrano peppers
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Easy Appetizer Recipes, Main Dishes
Cuisine Asian
Servings 5 Servings
Calories 534 kcal



  • 1 1/2 pounds ground pork
  • 1/2 cup finely minced onion
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon roasted sesame seeds
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 2 serrano peppers minced
  • 1/2 cup plain dry bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • 1/4 cup oil

Soy Garlic Dipping Sauce

  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic


  • Preheat oven to warm setting.
  • In a bowl combine all ingredients except oil and dipping sauce. Mix well. Roll into 20 meatballs.
  • Place in a single layer in a baking dish. Drizzle with oil. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 - 30 minutes or until cooked through. 
  • Combine all ingredients for soy garlic dipping sauce together in a bowl. Serve with meatballs.


You can also pan fry these by coating the bottom of a pan lightly with oil. Cook about 8 - 10 minutes being sure to turn the meatballs to brown on all sides. 
Nutrition information for estimation purposes only. 


Calories: 534kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 27gFat: 42gSaturated Fat: 12gPolyunsaturated Fat: 6gMonounsaturated Fat: 20gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 131mgSodium: 1332mgPotassium: 497mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 82IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 58mgIron: 2mg
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Keywords: cilantro, garlic, meatballs