Banh Mi Meatballs
  • 2 lbs ground pork (or a combination of ground pork with ground chicken or turkey)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons garlic paste (or minced fine)
  • 2 teaspoons ginger paste (or freshly minced fine or 1 teaspoon dry ginger)
  • *I made these low carb, without using any breadcrumbs. If you prefer a more traditional version of meatball add an egg and 1 cup breadcrumbs.
  • 1-1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon garlic paste (or minced fine)
  • 1 teaspoon ginger paste (or freshly minced fine or 1 teaspoon dry ginger)
  1. Prepare the sauce in a small bowl or measuring cup by whisking all sauce ingredients together.and put aside for when the recipe calls for adding the sauce.
  2. In a medium bowl mix the ground pork with the soy sauce, garlic, and ginger.
  3. Use a 2 tablespoon size scoop of mixture and roll into balls,
  4. place them on wax pepper until all the mixture is rolled.
  5. Heat skillet with a with a little oil.
  6. Brown the meatballs on all sides then add the sauce.
  7. Turn the pan onto medium and cook the meatballs in the sauce until meatballs are fully cooked.
  8. Serve as an appetizer, over rice, or over Brussels sprouts with cabbage, green onions, carrots and pickled red onions and cilantro.
Recipe by Created by Diane at