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Thai Pork Balls with Chilli Dipping Sauce



4 portion(s)

Meat Balls

  • 50 g raw sugar
  • 3 tbsp fish sauce
  • 4 spring onions, roughly chopped
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 lemon grass stem
  • 2 sprigs mint, Leaves only
  • 2 sprigs coriander, Leaves only
  • 450 g Lean Pork Mince
  • 1 tsp cornflour
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp oil

Dipping Sauce

  • 1 sprig coriander, Leaves only
  • 3 spring onions, Roughly chopped
  • 1 piece ginger, 1cm
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 Mild Chilli, Deseeded
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 6
    Preparation 5min
  • 7
  • 8
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Recipe's preparation

    Meat Balls
  1. 1. Put Spring Onions, Garlic, Lemon Grass, Mint and Coriander in TM bowl and chop for 3 sec/speed 8.  Set aside and clean bowl.

    2. Mill raw sugar for 2 sec/speed 9.

    3. Add Fish sauce and cook 7min/60 degrees/speed 2.  Let cool for 3 mins.

    4. Add Pork Mince and all reserved onion, garlic, mint and coriander mixture, cornflour, salt and pepper and mix 20 sec/reverse/speed 4.

    5. Roll mixture into balls or just dollop a tsp of mixture onto a plate.  You can put in the fridge at this stage if you are not ready to have them.

    6. Heat oil in a frypan and fry the meatballs until brown over a medium heat.  You don't want it up to high otherwise they will brown/burn on the outside before cooking all the way through.

    7. Once cooked, put on paper towel and then they are ready to eat.

  2. Dipping Sauce
  3. 1. Put all ingredients into TM bowl and mix 4 sec/speed 7.

    2. Pour into a bowl ready for dipping.


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You could bake these balls in the oven or even steam them in your Varoma.  - 500g water into your Varoma, spray your Varoma tray and dish with oil and then place the balls into the varoma tray and dish.  Remember not to put any balls right in the middle of the tray and dish.  Steam for 20mins/Varoma/spd 2.

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  • I only make the dipping sauce, it taste good and...

    Submitted by juliasanchez on 8. March 2019 - 07:47.

    I only make the dipping sauce, it taste good and everyone likes it, cheers from Brunei

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  • We liked this, we didn't have

    Submitted by gingerchef_jess on 31. March 2015 - 12:23.

    We liked this, we didn't have any mint so i think that lessened the flavour a little but overall very nice. 


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    Submitted by castromicos on 6. August 2014 - 09:22.


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  • Absolutely delicious and

    Submitted by castromicos on 6. August 2014 - 09:15.

    Absolutely delicious and easy! Will definately be a regular in our house.

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