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flavored with lemongrass, ginger and garlic. As an appetizer these meatballs are amazing with the intensely flavorful dipping sauce, but they also make a great main course.

Thai Style Pork Meatballs

These juicy Thai-style pork meatballs are deliciously flavored with lemongrass, ginger and garlic. As an appetizer these meatballs are amazing with the intensely flavorful dipping sauce, but they also make a great main course.
Course Appetizer, Dinner, lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Thai
Keyword Thai Pork Meatballs
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Author LeelaLicious

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground pork
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 4 green onions finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons minced lemongrass
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon oil for frying

Dipping Sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 2 green onions thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon chopped cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 small chili pepper de-seeded and finely chopped

Instructions

  1. Stir together all ingredients for the dipping sauce and set aside.
  2. Combine all the ingredients for the meatballs thoroughly and roll into tablespoon sized balls with wet hands. Makes about 25.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a frying pan on medium. Cook the meatballs while stirring often until browned from all sides and cooked through. This takes about 15-20 minutes.
  4. Serve the meatballs as appetizer with the dipping sauce, or as main course with cooked rice or pasta.