Spicy Hoisin Meatballs

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"A meatball recipe with an Asian twist from Super Food Ideas. Times are estimated and only for the meatballs and sauce (not doing noodles) and have estimated on meatballs being cooked in 2 batches."

Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (230.3 g)
  • Calories 341.4
  • Total Fat - 14.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 352.1 mg
  • Sodium - 280.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 27.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.5 g
  • Sugars - 7.2 g
  • Protein - 27 g
  • Calcium - 55 mg
  • Iron - 4.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 12.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Combine mince, egg, breadcrumbs, onion, chilli, half the garlic and half the hoisin sauce in a bowl and season with salt and pepper and mix to combine.

Step 2

Roll level tablespoons of mix into balls and place on a plate.

Step 3

Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat and cook meatballs, turning for about 5 to 7 minutes or until browned and cooked through.

Step 4

Using a slotted spoon, transfer to a plate and cover to keep warm.

Step 5

Add ginger and remaining garlic to pan and cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until fragrant and add 1/2 cup cold water and remaining hoisin sauce and bring to the boil and then reduce heat to medium and simmer for 5 minutes or until sauce has thickened and then return meatballs to pan and stir to coat.

Step 6

Serve with noodles and spring onion.

Step 7

VARIATION - you could use pork mince or lean beef mince instead of chicken.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



As soon as I saw Hoisin sauce, garlic, ginger and chili flakes I knew I was going to love these meatballs. Not having ground chicken on hand I made with minced beef with excellent results. Seing the mention of minced pork I will be trying that as well as the chicken. So easy and so good. Yes this recipe will see to reruns!

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(5 Jan 2018)