Asian Pork Meatballs
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  • Meatballs
  • 1½ pounds ground pork
  • 2 TBS minced sweet or red onion
  • 2 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp minced ginger
  • ½ TBS sesame oil
  • Kosher salt & pepper
  • Ginger Garlic Sauce
  • 3 TBS sesame oil
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 TBS minced ginger
  • 1½ TBS rice wine vinegar
  • 2 TBS honey
  • 1-2 TBS Chili with Garlic Sauce (depends on how much you enjoy heat)
  • ½ tsp cornstarch
  • Cilantro for garnish
  1. For Meatballs:
  2. Combine all ingredients together and form balls. They will be wet. It's fine, just get them to hold together. Place on a baking sheet until ready to cook.
  3. When ready to cook, preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  4. Use a small amount of olive or grapeseed oil (2-3 TBS or so) to fry the meatballs until nicely browned. Place on a baking sheet and bake another 10 minutes until cooked through.
  5. For Spicy Ginger-Honey Sauce
  6. In a frying pan with sides, combine sesame oil, garlic and ginger and saute for 1-2 minutes until fragrant. Add in vinegar, honey and chili with garlic sauce and bring to a boil. Add in cornstarch and whisk until combined and thickened. Taste & adjust. Place meatballs in your pan, coat with sauce, garnish with cilantro leaves (if you like)and serve.
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