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Thai Spicy Meatballs

Category: Starters

Serves: 4 people

Preparing time: 00:00

Cooking time: 00:00


450g minced pork

4 cloves garlic (finely chopped)

2 tbsp fresh coriander (finely chopped)

1 tbspz Mai Siam Fish Sauce

3-4 red chillies (finely chopped)

2 tbsp cold water

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp pepper

2 tbsp finely chopped fine beans (optional)

plain flour for dusting

Sweet & Sour Dipping Sauce:

3-4 Birds Eye chillies (finely chopped)

1 tsp sugar

2 tsp Mai Siam Fish Sauce

1 tsp water

Juice of 1 lime

1/6th red onion (finely chopped)

Cooking Method

Step 1

Place all ingredients into a food processor and blitz to incorporate the mixture. Transfer the mixture to a glass mixing bowl, clingfilm and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

Step 2

Wet hands before forming the mixture into balls the size of a walnut. Keep dipping your hand into the water when forming each ball.

Step 3

Heat oil in a deep wok until it is hot.

Step 4

Slide half the meatballs into the hot oil and cook until golden brown, stirring constantly for even colour. This should take about 5 minutes.

Step 5

Remove with slotted spoon and drain on kitchen paper. Serve immediately with dipping sauce.

Step 6

Makes 15 - 18 meatballs

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