Chinese Meatballs with Hoisin Sauce

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:4
Rated : 3 Stars
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Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 2 lbs - ground Pork butt
  • 2 tsp - finely minced Garlic
  • 2 tsp - minced fresh Ginger
  • 1/3 c - hoisin sauce
  • 1/3 c - soy sauce
  • 1/4 c - granulated Sugar
  • 1/4 c - sweet Rice wine (mirin)
  • 1/4 c - minced Water Chestnuts
  • 1/4 c - minced shrimp
  • 1 - Egg white
  • 2 cups - Chicken stock
  • To Garnish:
  • Lettuce leaves
  • hoisin sauce
  • chopped green Onion
  • chopped Peanuts

How to Make Chinese Meatballs with Hoisin Sauce

  • Combine pork, garlic, ginger, hoisin sauce, soy sauce, sugar, rice wine, water chestnuts, shrimp and egg white. Mix well, cover and refrigerate overnight. Form pork mixture into 24 small balls.
  • Bring chicken stock just to a simmer in a large saucepan and add pork balls.
  • Stock should just barely cover pork balls.
  • Add more stock during cooking if necessary.
  • Pan should not be crowded.
  • Cook pork balls in two batches if necessary.
  • Simmer, covered, for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Serve hot.