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Vietnamese BBQ Pork meatballs

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Ingredients

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1/2 pounds Boneless lean pork such as loin, trimmed of any gristle or membranes and cut into small dice
1/2 cup finely chopped Shallots
1/4 cup sliced tops of Green onion
3 tablespoons minced Garlic
1.6 tablespoon White sugar
3 tablespoons Vietnamese fish sauce nuocnam
1 tablespoon Soy sauce
1 teaspoon Asian chili-garlic sauce
1/2 teaspoons freshly Ground black pepper
5 tablespoons Short-grain glutinous rice such as sushi rice or Arborio
4 ounces Pork fat
as needed, cubed Vegetable oil
6-8 Bamboo skewers
Mayonnaise

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Vietnamese BBQ Pork meatballs

Cuisine:

    Authentic Vietnamese BBQ pork , bite-size meatballs

    • 1 hour and 10 minutes
    • Serves 32
    • Medium

    Ingredients

    Directions

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    If you are looking for an authentic Vietnamese meatballs recipe, this is the one.

    This dish is easy to prepare and in order to make the most out of it, make sure to use ground pork and follow the exact same instructions.

    Sugar is an essential ingredient for adding a sweet and earthy flavor to the meatballs combined with Vietnamese fish sauce.

    Featured image:
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    Steps

    1
    Done

    Combine and stir well the pork, shallots, green onion tops, garlic, sugar, fish sauce, soy sauce, chili - garlic sauce, and black pepper. Cover the mixture and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or overnight

    2
    Done

    Transfer the meatball mixture to the freezer until it is partially frozen

    3
    Done

    In a small skillet, place the rice and heat it over medium-high heat while stirring until the rice is toasted and fragrant.

    4
    Done

    Transfer the rice to a plate and let it cool.

    5
    Done

    When the rice has cooled, place it in a food processor and process it until you have a fine rice powder. Then, measure out 3 tablespoons of the powder and set it aside.

    6
    Done

    Transfer the partially frozen meat mixture to a food processor and process to form a completely smooth but stiff paste. Add the pork fat and process until smooth or finely chopped.

    7
    Done

    Add the roasted rice powder, and pulse several times to combine the mixture. The mixture should not be sticky.

    8
    Done

    Preheat a grill to medium-low.

    9
    Done

    Transfer the meat mixture to a small bowl and oil your hands

    10
    Done

    Divide the meat mixture and roll each one into a smooth ball, recoating your hands with oil as necessary.

    11
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    Thread the meatballs onto the bamboo skewers

    12
    Done

    Coat the grill grate lightly with oil and grill the skewered meatballs for 4 minutes while occasionally turning until cooked through.

    13
    Done

    Serve warm or at room temperature and add mayonnaise as a dipping sauce.

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