Suzanna, Ha! Very unique and tasty. And today’s recipe Vietnamese Lemongrass Chicken meatballs — are full of Asian flavors, crammed with protein, crazy tender, super easy to make and perfect little balls of deliciousness. Hi Suzanna, Fish sauce is not the same as oyster sauce. Rate the recipe: 5 stars means you loved it, 1 star means you really disliked it. They were so delicious. It turned out absolutely delicious. Thanks for another excellent recipe. Our new favourite. scallions, finely chopped (about 1/4 cup), plus a few more for serving, chopped fresh cilantro leaves, plus more for serving, chopped fresh mint, plus more for serving, Asian chili sauce, such as Sambal Oelek, or Asian chili garlic sauce (available in Asian aisle of most supermarkets), I'm Jenn Segal - Classically Trained Chef, Cookbook Author & Busy Mom,, In a large bowl, combine the eggs, fish sauce, garlic, ginger, red pepper flakes, scallions, lime zest, cilantro, and mint. So so yummy and full of flavor! Place the lemongrass stalks, cilantro, onion, ginger, and garlic into your food processor and … Thanks! I made a second batch of the chili sauce today and used up the limes last night, so I replaced the lime juice with rice vinegar and it was still a great sauce. PS: My boyfriend and I are also calling this recipe the “flavor bombs” lol. Excellent and will make it again! Would ground turkey work? These are absolutely delicious! water, bouillon, soy sauce, ginger, onion powder, ginger, black pepper, cinnamon, cloves and anise; mix well. 6 / 67g left. You can also bake them first (400 degrees, 20 minutes) so that you can keep them in the freezer … You won’t believe your eyes as you watch them fly off the platter. Some of my other favorites are the turkey meatloaf, potato leek soup, corn with lime, sugar, cilantro and baked ziti. Meanwhile, make the sauce by whisking all of the ingredients together in a medium bowl. I did add a little rice vinegar to the sauce as it was a little sweet. One bite and my husband said “Company dish.” Outstanding. They can also be frozen in airtight containers for 1-2 months. Totally amazing and delicious…. I’ve been trying a new one each Sunday for the last few months and every recipe is a hit! I was wondering if the fish sauce would be too strong and both my husband and I thought it was a perfect blend of ingredients. Absolutely fantastic flavours…!! Everyone loved them. I was worried that the peanuts would seem weird to them but actually really liked them. Will give this recipe a try very soon! I created a fun little group on facebook and I’d love for you to join in! 1/4 cup rice vinegar They were a big hit with everyone. I was excited for leftovers! Hope you enjoy! Tested a couple and they are delish! I have been trying recipes on blogs for years, but since I found your site, this is my go-to spot and I know I can trust your recipes to be fabulous. The herbs were spot on and my mouth is dancing with flavor. Sure, Jennifer – you could use veal, beef or chicken. This is the perfect way to keep that at a consistently low temperature without continuing to cook the meatballs and ruin them. Have a great day. ... Cover and place it in freezer for about 2-3 hours until the beef is really cold or frosty but not yet frozen. Priyanka. Hi Jeannette, Glad you find the pictures helpful. I also made them with your Thai crunch salad and basmati rice. I so want to make these in the slow cooker for Super Bowl! I made this last weekend with ground duck. I made this the other night. These were perfect crunchy outside but moist inside. My boyfriend and I sometimes substitute the dipping sauce with Nuoc Cham (Vietnamese dipping sauce) when we have the meatballs in vermicelli. Thank you. Can you suggest a vegetable or salad side dish to serve with this? Would I coat them with the sauce? They have something called sweet chili sauce (Tsang). I make these about once a month, I’m always craving them! Vietnamese Pork Meatballs Vietnamese Pork Meatballs. Also, what is the difference between the shallot, the green onion and the purple / red onion and can they be used interchangeably? Party appetizers will never be the same from the moment you bite into one of one of these flavorful snacks! Hi Sandra, It’s perfectly fine to just leave it out, or you could use Thai basil instead. Thanks, Jenn! They look so amazing and they’re perfect for game day!!! I am thrilled with this new recipe!! Like, seriously perfectly. Absolutely AMAZING! They also make great hors d’oeuvres when made slightly smaller and leftovers freeze beautifully. This website is written and produced for informational purposes only. 136 / 2,000 cal left. These were delicious and really easy to put together. Sweet and Tangy Asian Meatballs cook up in no time with a homemade sticky teriyaki sauce. I use a tiny bit of the sauce as a dressing on a salad*. Not only did he enjoy making them but we all also LOVED eating them. The meatballs were easy to assemble, roll and bake. Roll the mixture into golf ball-sized balls and arrange on an unlined baking sheet. Buy vietnamese foods and snacks at affordable prices. The recipe tasted great, even my toddler ate it. The meatballs & the sauce would have been so much better without the fish sauce, there was just too much of it. My friend and l get together once a week to try new recipes. Looking forward to trying the recipe as written next time. We doubled the sauce (fantastic!) The only changes I made was to add 1/3 cup of water to the meatball mix (adding moisture), then I browned the meatballs in an oiled frying pan on 4 sides before I put them in the oven for 15 minutes. The Vietnamese meat balls sound delicious. Delishous! Actually, I think I better substitute would be sriracha (and you could also add some red pepper flakes for heat. They were both so so delish!!!! I made a lot of them and froze them. Also don’t overcook them… oops on me for leaving them in the oven a bit longer than I should. But I don’t eat pork for religious reasons. Although I do my best to provide accurate nutritional information, these figures should be considered estimates only. I love big flavor and these babies brought it. Crispy Baked Chicken Wings Dipped in flour and spices, then baked until their skin is nice and crispy. Never had fish sauce before, but at least the brand I bought (Thai Kitchen) is very fishy and I don’t care for it. I have made these meatballs several times. Do you think ground turkey or chicken would work? When you mentioned that your husband called them “flavour bombs”, I knew I had to give this recipe a try even though my husband does not care for any type of meatballs – go figure…. This was AMAZING! Glad you like these, Santiago! Thanks so much, Hi Tony, You can use ground veal or more ground beef. They were packed with flavour in every bite. The sauce was excellent and made as directed except used 1 instead of 2 tablespoons of chili sauce to keep the spiciness down. Avoid over-working the meat mixture as this will make the meatballs tough. Glad they turned out nicely — thanks for reporting back! May I sub the panko with pork rinds or ground chia? Would it be possible to make this recipe with just ground pork (its all I have in the freezer at the moment)? Thanks!!!! I skipped the mint in the meatballs and still they were so full of flavour! Wouldn’t change a thing and can’t wait to make it again! Thanks! I also roasted green beans in olive oil, tossed them in a bit of the sauce when I removed them from the oven, and added them to our bowl of meatballs and cauliflower rice. A big hit at my house. Sorry. AMAZING!!!! Hi Quynh, The meatballs themselves are not spicy (and you can leave out the red pepper flakes to make them even milder) but the sauce definitely is. We didn’t think these were great. p.s. I substituted ground chicken for the beef, otherwise I followed the recipe exactly. Another great recipe from Jen – thanks! Thank you Jenn! Absolutely delicious and different from the usual meatball. This is one of my favorite recipes by Jen. They were delicious! Should I make adjustments to the recipe? To maximize the shelf life of cooked meatballs for safety and quality, refrigerate the meatballs in shallow airtight containers or wrap tightly with heavy-duty aluminum foil or plastic wrap. For the egg, I subbed in 2 flax eggs, used extra cilantro for the missing mint and added some sambal olek to the ground chicken to kick in some more flavour. Hi Kaveri, I haven’t made these with lamb, but I think it should work with no modifications. Hi Elizabeth, So glad you enjoyed! Making them for my book club this weekend…with lamb! Another home run! They make a\u00a0sensational appetizer for a party or dinner idea when served over rice and broccoli. Making this recipe? Cheesy Spinach Wontons Made quick & easy in about 15 minutes. Hope that clarifies and that you enjoy the meatballs! I just ordered a microplane to help speed up the lime zest and ground ginger operation! I agree that all thigh meat likely would have made them even better. Also, there’s a feature on the website– for all main dishes, I suggest one or two sides that I think would work well with them. Is there another herb that I can substitute, or should I just leave out the cilantro? You can use all beef here with no adjustments. Let meat balls simmer in sauce on low for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally to move meatballs around. Also nice to have something special that easily fit into my WW diet. Sorry to hear they took longer than you anticipated to prepare, but glad you enjoyed them! My husband was concerned that the pork wouldn’t be cooked enough after the time was up, so I added 10 extra minutes to the cookingtime and then let them sit in the turned-off oven for another 10 minutes. I made these meatballs last night and they were absolutely delicious! Every brand I try, every bottle I open… sigh. Thanks. Yesterday we made the Vietnamese Meatballs paired with the Thai Crunch Salad with Peanut Dressing. Made this a few times now and it is flavoursome and easy to make. The herbs are really critical, don’t skip! I’ve been wanting to make these for a while, but I was worried my kids would turn their noses up at all of the green ingredients. Bamboo Cocktail Picks Thank you thank you for your fantastic recipes. so I loved all of the flavor in these meatballs but my family wasn’t wild about them because they were dry. I put it in the meatballs because I figured that all the other ingredients would cover it up enough, but was afraid it would overpower the chili sauce with the fishiness so I left out. They can be made completely ahead of time and refrigerated in a tightly sealed container for 2 to 3 days. Jenn, my little market that has everything, even pomagranate molasses, does not have asian chili sauce. Yum yum yum! What do you recommend I use in place of fish sauce. By Mary B. Advertisement. Rave reviews! My husband said he’d rather eat these than go to a restaurant- high praise! Phở Bò Viên (Vietnamese noodle soup with meatballs) is no exception to Phở Bò but you can always take a short cut by using ox tail (đuôi bò) to make the broth which takes less time than using beef bones. This piece outlines a variety of onions and the best ways to use them. Thanks so much for sharing this! (full printable recipe at end of this post). Sweet and Tangy Asian Meatballs cook up in no time with a homemade sticky teriyaki sauce. I’m loving cooking again. I don’t think these would be a great option for a crockpot. Hope you enjoy! Winner! I make a similar recipe in my instant pot and it’s delicious! . Here are some tips that may help. This is such a simple and delicious recipe. I would not change a thing. These look incredible. My husband and I made this last night for dinner and it was a huge success! How long do cooked meatballs last in the freezer? Please LMK how they turn out if you make them with one of these! If you like the taste of a soy sauce & washbi type sauce, you will like this chili/soy sauce. Can’t wait to try it. Thank you for a recipe I can now use so I never have to buy rock-like meatballs ready made. These meatballs are wonderfully flavorful. How should I tweak the sauce to make it kid-friendly? The only thing I did different was to cut the Asian Chili Garlic sauce to 1 tablespoon (rather than 2) because of your comment about using the sauce judiciously. I'd love to know how it turned out! My family loved it! These look delicious and something I can stay focused on with a short ingredient list. I left out the mint because I didn’t have it, and I reduced the fish sauce in the balls by 1 tbsp because I thought it would be salty enough. Thank you . My grocery story only had one small package of ground turkey thigh meat left so I had to use ground breast as well (approx .5 lb thigh and 1 lb breast). My family has requested that I make them again, soon, but double the recipe. These were beyond amazing and will be a regular part of our rotation. My whole family loved them including our 2 year old (minus the sauce). Only negative would be that we found them a bit salty. ). Last Sunday he chose these Vietnamese meatballs which were a HUGE hit. We had lettuce cups and jasmine rice along with the chili sauce, crushed peanuts and scallions. Do you think if I cut back the fish sauce to 2 tbsp that would be ok in terms of flavor? I was able to freeze them and have them ready for dinner, and these are also toddler approved! It made a lot of meatballs! Share it with us on Instagram using the hashtag #TidyMom so we can see what you're creating in the kitchen! Delish! Oh, I also add Vietnamese pickled carrot and daikon to my bowl as well! Hi Diana, Sorry you found the sauce too salty. I don’t really think there’s a way to incorporate the sauce into the meatballs – I’d just stick with drizzling it on top. The meatballs set this pho apart and are super flavorful! Really delicious and will be on our regular menu. These meatballs look delicious. Served it with Jenn’s Cauliflower Stir Fried Rice recipe which everyone was equally excited to see and try and loved just a much. I am not the best rice maker, but I, surprisingly, did very well! I’m sure it had partly to do with the brand I used – Polar Fish Sauce maybe is just too pungent? ","position":5,"name":"For appetizer, serve garnished on a platter or...","url":"https:\/\/\/tangy-asian-meatballs\/#mv_create_111_5"},{"@type":"HowToStep","text":"For meal, serve meatballs in a bowl covered in extra sauce and garnished alongside a bowl of rice and favorite veggie. Hi Jenn–Can I make and cook the meatballs the night before–then before serving, brush them with the sauce and reheat, serving sauce on the side? I love the fresh mix of flavors! She was so jazzed that she tweeted a pic of the meal, with a link to this website to be polite about it LOL Well, here it is: . What could I substitute for the eggs? Varying factors such as product types or brands purchased, natural fluctuations in fresh produce, and the way ingredients are processed change the effective nutritional information in any given recipe. Hi Tori, Glad you liked these! Thank you as always for making me look like a serious chef! Would you recommend using all pork or 1/2 pork, 1/2 turkey or some other meat mix? I forgot to add the 5 stars – haven’t had a recipe from you yet that didn’t rate at least 5. Flavor is amazing! , Hello Joanne, I think that cilantro and coriander are interchangeable – they both refer to the same plant. So glad you enjoyed (even if they never made it to the table)! 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If you need fish sauce again for a recipe, the brand I like best is Red Boat. Hi Jenn, Can I make these in a slow cooker and serve them as appetizers? Served with rice and steamed broccoli for quick and easy weeknight dinner…definitely a keeper! Yummy! I was hoping the smell and flavor would be more subtle once the meatballs cooked, but it was overpowering. Hi Pat, you could decrease the panko a little, but if you decrease it too much, the meatballs won’t stick together and will get tough. These were delicious. could i use less panko? They’ll still be good — just different. We served them on the table and our guests were able to add what they like. For dessert we had the No-Churn Key Lime Pie – another hit with my family! When you’re ready to serve them, reheat them in the microwave. Amazing. —Ivy Eresmas, Dade City, Florida. With the meatballs, I do a satay sauce: pan fry onions, add garlic, several tablespoons of crunchy peanut butter sauce. I served them with rice and a salad. However: Fish Sauce. Now, I’m cooking for my family and sharing all my tested & perfected recipes with you here! If you’re a fan of buffalo chicken wings, you’re going to want this finger-lickin’ good recipe. Fax: 1.800.844.8885 × This simple recipe is a variation on Pho, a classic Vietnamese soup flavored with fragrant spices and garnished with fresh herbs. Keep them warm: To ensure every guest is getting that straight out of the pan, warm meatball, keep them warm in a slow cooker. Looks utterly delicious – great fingerfood recipe and I do love to make things from the scratch (best to be able to avoid certain ingredients). These are awesome. I had leftover sauce, so I took some of it and mixed it with canola oil, marinated some tuna steaks in it, then grilled the tuna. Oh I hate doing this but…………I had such high hopes for this recipe. Hi Valerie, If you scroll down to the full recipe, the first section has the ingredients for the meatballs and the section immediately below it has the ingredients for the sauce. Made these meatballs with all ground beef and they turned out great! I Thickened the sauce a bit and made it into a glaze. The leftovers will be going into the freezer for easy weekday meals. Asian Our fussy eater helped himself 4 times and then had some more for lunch the next day. LOVE your recipes!!! Hi Jenn, LOVE your recipes (and that you answer questions!) I’d follow the instructions from this grilled meatball recipe. Can I make the meatballs a few hours in advance not cooked and bake later? Sure, Dianne, I think that should work. (Or don’t, as the smell… it just creeps me out.). I don’t see anywhere else to cut back on the salt. However, I don’t eat pork or beef. Couldn’t have been more pleased. I’ve had this recipe bookmarked for a couple of weeks now and after having made it, I cannot believe I put off making these succulent meatballs for as long as I did. Hope that helps! I made them mid afternoon and then baked them for dinner. Both ways were excellent. Your husband is right; these are a flavor bomb! Loved the flavours! These are the tweaks I made and they still turned out absolutely deelish – hubs gave them an 11 out of 10 :). Sometimes I hit, sometimes I miss, and I’m delighted to say that everything I’ve made off of this website has been a hit out of the ballpark. Thanks Jenn! Hubby has egg allergy. That sauce was fine without it, but the meatballs were clearly missing a bit of oomph. We had extras, froze them and had them as yummy appetizers. This recipe is a keeper! I will be asking for your cookbook for my birthday! Instructions They make a sensational appetizer for a party or dinner idea when served over rice and broccoli. This St. Louis mom juggles her passion for life, her daughters and her tiger-loving husband, all while her obsession with tidiness cleans up the trail blazed behind her. I want to add a salad to go alongside and am wondering what you think of pairing the Asian Slaw with Ginger Peanut Dressing. Hi Amy, it’s fine to use gluten-free bread crumbs. Thank you so much! or until done, stirring frequently. Please let me know how it turns out! Classic Spaghetti With Meatballs. While Pho is commonly served with thinly sliced beef or shredded chicken, this version features delicate chicken meatballs … We love appetizers and dips around here, and we’re especially fond of our Homemade Pizza Rolls, White Chili Bean Queso Dip, and of course Pub-Style Beer Cheese Dip. Basil, mint, and cilantro are kind of a trinity for us when cooking with this flavor profile. Thanks for another fantastic recipe! From frozen and cooked, bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes. I’d love to know how it turns out if you try it. That’s why now whenever I have a party to host or attend my go to is always these sweet and tangy Asian meatballs with teriyaki sauce! Congratulations! Let’s face it, parties of all shapes and sizes can often be filled with the same old appetizers over and over again. I served the meatballs with jasmine rice and egg rolls. I made this tonight for me and my husband and I wish I doubled the recipe so we could have more. Instead of ground beef, I used ground chicken – same ratio. Bake frozen meatballs according to package directions. Add meatballs to pan with sauce and gently roll to coat with sauce. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, fish sauce, garlic, ginger, red pepper flakes, scallions, lime … If you're going to do this, I would double the sauce so they don't dry out in the slow cooker. Hi Jen! Everyone loved it! Would not change a thing about this recipe. Perfect recipe! Really great! What do you think about substituting ground oatmeal for the panko? How long would I have to cook them for do you think? 2/3 cup Hoisin sauce Dress them up: For a restaurant quality appearance, don’t forget to dress up your dish with a little garnish at the end. While the meatballs are in the oven, prepare the teriyaki sauce. Thanks Jen! Is it okay to leave it out? Love it! I’ve had good luck with both Tiparos and Taste of Thai brands. You'll want plenty for extra dipping. The sauce in this recipe is incredible. I am an avid cook/foodie and I absolutely love your cooking style and visit your site often. Enjoy! I made a few adjustments: honey instead of sugar, buffalo instead of beef, and added cucumber at the end to brighten the dish. You could also use a low sodium soy sauce in the sauce. My kids gobbled them up. Be sure the sugar is completely dissolved and not stuck to the bottom of the bowl. I made it with the recommended side dish – the fruit in ginger sauce thingy shown in the pics. So glad you like the recipes, Laura! For an appetizer, arrange the meatballs on a platter and spear with them with toothpicks. (See the bottom of the post for the full original recipe and directions.). Best flavor ever! Make it. I will definitely be cooking this again! Hi Bry, I think these would be fabulous on the grill. Good luck on your book tour! I’m going to serve them for dinner with friends in 6 days. Meanwhile make the sauce by whisking all of the ingredients together in a medium bowl. I was a bit alarmed at the amount of fish sauce because i usually only use very little in other recipes(1/2-1tsp) and its well, pungent, but i proceeded lol and did not regret it. Especially the sauce which you pour over at the end, with the peanuts – incredibly tasty! Looking forward to your cookbook! I wouldn’t change a thing in this recipe. All Rights Reserved. Ground meatballs could be frozen … Just simply place your frozen meatballs in a slow cooker. Yes, they’re likely to need a bit less time in the oven, but hard to say exactly how long as it depends on how small the meatballs are. 1. Served with zesty marinara dipping sauce. I might have added more lime juice to the sauce but that might be the only substitute. Just tasted this after making this morning….zesty little sauce, that may be too spicy for young kids, but I loved it! So my version was only 4 stars, but I bet it is better with the original ingredients so I still give the recipe 5 stars. I know one is an herb and one is a spice, but coriander is the seed for cilantro, so I’m wondering if this could possibly work? You never disappoint. Read more…, Plus free email series "5 of a Classically Trained Chef", Stone Fruit with Ginger-Lime Syrup and Mint, 11 Light & Delicious Meals to Help You Reset After Thanksgiving. 1 / 42. Followed the recipe exactly and these were extremely salty. You can find fish sauce in the Asian aisle of your supermarket near the Thai/Vietnamese ingredients. Pairings for Vietnamese Meatball Pho … OMG this was sooo delicious! These meatballs were fantastic. Made these the first time for me and my fiancée, who is a chef himself, and they came out amazing. A quick but very tasty sauce to add to already prepared frozen meatballs. One side note… don’t mix/roll your meatballs too much. I’d go with all pork. We both loved it. Glad you enjoyed, Candy! Great app for a party; not that anyone is having those these days! Served with eggrolls and jasmine rice. The sauce was also very tasty. That’s all, Marina, I do not like cilantro. Sauce is easy too. My husband calls these Vietnamese-style meatballs “flavor bombs” (which, by the way, is a good thing). And I used Vietnamese vermicelli as the base. . I recently made these meatballs slightly smaller and served them along with the dipping sauce as an appetizer. As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases. This was delicious and full of flavor! . Thank you for this recipe, even my husband loved it and he normally do not like asian dishes. Would definitely make again! Add 1 gal. Although great with rice, I’d serve them with ramen or even in a Bahn Mi sandwich with pickled vegetables. I used a Leaner ground beef because thats all i had but mixed with the pork ,i think,helped it not come out too dense or dry. This is a 5 star recipe. Hope that helps! I have a large cooking family and I am now set on what to get them for gifts this year. The fish sauce also adds a lot of sodium; you could replace some or all of it with additional low-sodium soy sauce. This recipe is, as all of your recipes are, wonderful. After cooling they will go into the fridge until tomorrow for lunch at my office. Print My grocery store doesn’t have Asian chili sauce and I’m dying to make this recipe! (*big handful of mint leaves and coriander leaves; salad leaves; blanched greens of any type; long thin strips of cucumber – all elements patted dry and don’t add the dressing until immediately prior to serving). I made these last night with all ground turkey and they were FABULOUS! I only had 1 lb. Would love to make these for a potluck! Absolutely delicious recipe! Hi Jenn – We truly enjoy your recipe for Vietnamese style meatballs, so flavorful. ","url":"https:\/\/\/tangy-asian-meatballs\/#mv_create_111_1"},{"@type":"HowToStep","text":"While the\u00a0meatballs are in the oven, prepare the sauce. How to Serve Vietnamese Meatballs or Banh Mi Meatballs. I made Basmati rice and a large veggie stir fry as sides, and when making the stir fry I splashed a little of the Chili Sauce in with my stir fry oil, and YUM YUM YUM – Oh yeah. I used lemon juice instead of lime, dried parsley and dried coriander for cilantro, jarred ginger, red onion instead of green onions, and I only used beef, no pork. Omitted the mint because I didn’t have any and the red pepper flakes because I’m not a spiced food fan. Have passed the link on to several friends. !can’t wait to serve these as appetizers. Came out great for us high blood pressure ridden lot. (Fish sauce is also not my favorite. Frozen meatballs are a great ingredient to have on hand and to have a little fun with. As usual, your recipes NEVER EVER let me down – these Vietnamese-Style Meatballs with Chili Sauce are absolutely DELICIOUS! Served with rice vermicelli, chopped romaine, cucumbers, mint, cilantro, peanuts, and extra lime juice. Is there any way to substitute the cilantro or can I omit it without losing much of the flavour? Served them with the cauliflower fried rice, which was also great. Another fantastic recipe Jenn! I made this recipe exactly as written. I haven’t made them with this – it’s likely to give them a different flavor profile and some more heat, but technically it will work. Thanks for the tip! If I use all pork as you suggested in my first question, would you consider using the baking soda technique to ensure they’re tender? I love your recipes. I thought these were super delicious and my family loved them as well. Thanks Jen, I think my long prep time was due to an old dull box cheese (etc.) Served over white rice. Also, since cloves of garlic vary dramatically in size, I used one large clove; that provided enough flavor without overwhelming everything else. Frozen meatballs and a jar of sweet-and-sour sauce make this microwave meal a last-minute lifesaver when racing against the clock. A self-proclaimed neat freak, Cheryl chronicles her journey through homemaking on her blog,, where she shares recipes, tutorials, crafting and her ever-growing love for photography. Not a single meatball was left! See more ideas about Cooking recipes, Asian recipes, Recipes. Loved the sauce. Try this recipe with ground chicken, turkey or beef. Jen’s recipes are always perfect just the way she writes them.These Vietnamese meatballs were out of this world!! This is a perfect recipe. Really loving the step by step layout of your recipes. Fat 61g. Hi Caroline, ground turkey or chicken should work as long as it’s not too lean. Thanks for a great recipe! ","position":1,"name":"Bake the meatballs according to package directions. ohh woww they are looking cool , This is such a great idea. shredder. Using your hands, mix until evenly combined. Get new recipes each week + free 5 email series. As usual, this was a great recipe. Looking forward to the new cookbook! They were as moist and perfect as they had been at the original time, so I’m guessing the pork makes them almost indestructable. I doubled the batch so I have a ton for freezing which is great for a quick weeknight dinner! But, I don’t know if I can wait until then. Delicious! Had the opportunity to use mint out of my garden for this recipe. Same. I like to serve them over Japanese rice as shown. Rating: 3.83 stars 6 Ratings. Try cutting it back by a few tablespoons and see if that helps. I appreciate that you mentioned going easy on the sauce, as it is so packed with flavor! Well, my husband just went nuts over these meat balls and the sauce! This is a bit of a review, and a question. Then add a green veggie, like roasted broccoli and now you have a meal that everyone will enjoy! Thanks for another delicious recipe. Remove from the stove-top and use hand held blender. Thank you Jenn for the reply. How long do cooked meatballs last in the fridge? This is a new favorite! Prepared as indicated. Bring the mixture to a low simmer, then reduce the heat to low and cook for 2-3 minutes.Remove the meatballs from the oven. Don’t forget the sauce! I also put a few in the freezer and the sauce is in the refrigerator ready to use the next time. Oct 31, 2017 You're gonna want to stock up. BAKE: From frozen and raw, bake at 400 degrees for 25-30 minutes. (Although feel free to heat it up if you’d prefer it warm.). Let meat balls simmer in sauce on low for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally to move meatballs around.For appetizer, serve garnished on a platter or bowl with toothpicks. Thanks for another great weeknight dinner! Oh Fish Sauce. fresh parshley, chopped (optional garnish) Roll the mixture into 1 1/2-inch meatballs, forming about 20 meatballs. Anyway, I made the dish precisely to the recipe, which I rarely do, and it came out perfectly. Much appreciated. I served them with the perfect jasmine rice recipe. Sometimes pork is not as tender as beef. Perfectly tender, flavorful meatballs and sauce adds a great zing. . Is there a substitute for pork in this recipe? Added sliced radishes as a topping. Only thing extra i added was a bit of chilli flakes to the meatballs. I love making this as an easy weeknight dinner with just a few quickly prepped additions. I was wondering if there’s any way to incorporate the sauce into the meatballs? This was delicious! Thanks. So much flavor! For leftovers, you might try something like this. (Seriously, every single recipe of yours that I’ve made has become a family & guest favorite – thank you so much Jenn! Whisk to combine. Can’t wait to make both for company soon. I will add purchasing/slicing a shallot to my list of potential “how-tos.” Thanks for the suggestion! Very tasty..even my toddler and 10 month old loved it….without the chili sauce of course! Made this recipe for a dinner party and everyone was so excited to see it/hear what it was. Recommended Products Serve on a platter: If you’re serving a smaller crowd simply serve them on a platter with toothpicks and extra teriyaki sauce on the side for dipping. My husband really enjoyed them and there was enough for leftovers. Made these meatballs for my family and they loved them. Cook Time: I used ground chicken breast and they were perfect. Oh my goodness. Connect with TidyMom! I am so happy to have discovered you! A big hit. Le Creuset Nonstick Deep Fry Pan  Couldn’t stop eating both!!!! Hi Andrea, You can definitely make the meatballs a few hours in advance and bake later. Use latex gloves to roll the meatballs. Just delicious and fun! Log Food. Making this recipe? Had to omit the mint because my mint plant disappeared from the flower bed. Notes Generic - Vietnamese Meatballs. Super delicious and simple and the meatballs don’t even stick to the unlined baking sheet. I will need to triple the recipe next time and freeze some. Your email address will not be published. You don’t have to go to Vietnam to enjoy great Vietnamese food. I’m reporting back on the use of Frank’s hot sauce in place of the Asian chili sauce in the recipe for the sauce. This has been added into the family cookbook. Jenn, you advice to be judicious with the sauce due to the bold flavors. I have about 10 meatballs left over. Meatballs without the sauce was delicious but the sauce made it superb! However, as much as our family loved the meatballs, the sauce was WAY TOO SALTY. Thanks Jenn – the meatballs were a big hit! Your email address will not be published. 21118 Cabot Boulevard. We served over rice and really enjoyed the chile sauce over the rice to make a delicious “bowl”. I made these this evening, exactly as directed. 2) Will you someday do a picture tutorial on buying, peeling (if necessary ), and slicing a shallot? I made this tonight and my husband said it was best thing I have ever made. Hi Rossalyn, The fish sauce adds a nice authentic Thai taste to these meatballs, so perhaps that’s what was missing. Thank you!! It was a huge hit! Freeze in a covered airtight container or heavy-duty freezer bag. This was outstanding! They make a sensational appetizer for a party or dinner idea when served over rice and broccoli. . Buffalo Chicken Meatballs Crowd-pleasing meatballs with ranch have all the flavors of buffalo hot wings, without the guilt. Hayward, CA 94545, USA. I don’t think you did anything wrong; this is a salty, strongly flavored sauce and it is meant to be used sparingly – a drizzle is all you need. They were a little too salty for my taste. I followed it exactly but the over-powering flavour of the fish sauce totally ruined it. There are some meatballs left and I want to have them for breakfast haha I served it with rice and your vietnamese slaw (without the chicken) Another HUGE winner from OUAC. Just made the Vietamese-style meatballs – simply delicious, will definitely make them again. I will be making these again! I have never submitted a review on anything before but had to here. For appetizer, serve garnished on a platter or bowl with toothpicks. I used 1 lb of pork and 1 lb of beef- 3 eggs and 1 1/4 cup panko. I think the Asian slaw sounds like a great choice (and glad you like the meatballs)! 320 / 2,300g left. DELICIOUS! I don’t know what it would’ve tasted like with the Asian chili sauce, but it was pretty good with the Frank’s! Thank you for sharing these awesome recipes!!!! It was a huge hit in my house! Made this tonight and my husband and i devoured it. Yield: I served them in a mini crock pot with some of the sauce in the bottom of the pot and more on the side for dipping. Would tripling the recipe have made a difference? No sticking! Could these be served as an appetizer in a crockpot? OMG!!! My husband could not get enough of them. Furthermore, different online calculators provide different results depending on their own nutrition fact sources and algorithms. Design by Purr. I’m trying to avoid beef these days for climate reasons but I can see how delicious they would be made the original way. If the meatballs are cold, transfer into the broth to … I didn’t have fresh cilantro but used about two teaspoons of coriander powder since the seed of the cilantro is coriander. ","position":4,"name":"Remove the meatballs from the oven. Meatballs are very popular around the world and China is no different. I made a double batch last night in order to freeze a bunch for future meals, and we also had some for lunch today. Thanks! Hope that helps! 13 %4 gCarbs. We have our first really beautiful weekend coming up here and I would love to do these on the grill! He is home now and made these for us. 10 minutes You may also want to remove the meatballs from the oven a minute or two earlier. Daily Goals. My guests ask for the recipe! They were incredibly moist and flavorful and they stayed that way , refrigerated, for three meals. Thank you for sharing with us chef. 44 %14 gProtein. Deeeeeeeelish!!!!!! I’ve nver worked with any sort of meat substitute so it’s hard to say for sure how it will translate – sorry! I made this a couple nights ago and the meatballs were so delicious and flavorful (even without the sauce). Made these tonight exactly as written, and concur with everyone: they are delicious. And add some to the freshly grilled tortilla to make them extra filling. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. I made the Vietnamese meatballs with chili sauce about a month ago because I had almost all of the ingredients and wanted to make something new. Add steak slices; cook 4 min. Maybe will try with low sodium soy next time, or a different brand fish sauce. I drizzled a little of the sauce over the meatballs and served the remaining sauce on the side for dipping. PS I’ve never cooked with pork before and I have to say- it was great! I had to be careful to measure the sauce ingredients; I have to take extra care to not be sloppy with tart / sugar combinations it or needs tweaking. IF YOU DO USE A RECIPE IN YOUR OWN WRITING, PLEASE GIVE PROPER CREDIT AND LINK BACK TO THE ORIGINAL POST. Thanks. Any additions/subtractions to the recipe if I use ground lamb? sauce was wonderful but the meatballs themselves! Sorry to hear these stuck! Enjoy! These meatballs were easy to make, quite tasty and freeze well. I’d love to hear how they turn out if you slow cook them! If the BBQ is a go, what temp and time would you recommend? These were awesome and I actually followed the recipe! I halved the recipe-it’s just me – and it was perfect. Great meatballs and sauce – thanks. I served mine with roasted riced cauliflower ( to sop up all the amazing sauce). I made these last night for supper and they were great! The first time I made it I used very lean meat. Extra Bonus: My husband loved his “flavor bowl” of leftover meatballs and cauli rice the next day. I finally made them last night, and everyone loved them and asked to keep them in regular rotation. Thanks for your advice! This dish is amazing and has become a staple in our house. Made the meatballs and they are delicious. I followed recipe but used Korean sGochujang sauce for the sauce . My family absolutely devoured them and asked me to make another batch before they were even done with dinner! I did add a pinch of salt to my bowl at the end but I love salt. The flavors were such a welcome change from our usual weeknight dinners. Thanks! Another great recipe. For meal, serve meatballs in a bowl covered in extra sauce and garnished alongside a bowl of rice and favorite veggie. My question had nothing to do with this recipe, but 1) I’d like to thank you for the step by step pictures you provide. Do you think it would be okay to use these as an appetizer? Thank you for sharing! These were truly the bomb! By Sienna Livermore. <3. Hope you enjoy! Sign up to receive an email in your inbox for each new recipe: {"@context":"http:\/\/","@type":"Recipe","name":"Sweet and Tangy Asian Meatballs","author":{"@type":"Person","name":"TidyMom"},"datePublished":"2019-01-06","recipeYield":4,"description":"Sweet and Tangy Asian Meatballs cook up in no time with a homemade sticky teriyaki sauce. YUM! The meatballs were juicy and well seasoned & the sauce added the perfect amount of spice. I paired mine with vermicelli (rice) noodles. Bring the mixture to a low simmer, then reduce the heat and cook for 2-3 minutes. Anyway, I thought the chili sauce was fantastic. Hi Sam, you can just leave the zest out of the meatballs and replace the lime juice with rice vinegar in the sauce. The meatballs were great. Even my young boys (ages 3 & 18 months) gobbled them up!!!! TIDYMOM IS A PARTICIPANT IN THE AMAZON SERVICES LLC ASSOCIATES PROGRAM, AN AFFILIATE ADVERTISING PROGRAM DESIGNED TO PROVIDE A MEANS FOR SITES TO EARN ADVERTISING FEES BY ADVERTISING AND LINKING TO AMAZON.COM. What would you include in the wrap in terms of accompaniments? My husband calls these Vietnamese-style meatballs “flavor bombs.” Serve them over rice for a quick weeknight dinner. My new cookbook just arrived and I am ready to dive in and start trying the recipes. Tear the meat into chunks. Pour it over meatballs, mix until coated and cook on low for 2 to 4 hours, stirring occasionally. Pour it over meatballs, mix until coated and cook on low for 2 to 4 hours, stirring occasionally. We have served these wonderful meatballs over rice and also as part of a “banh mi” bar at parties – with pickled veggies, sriracha mayo, fresh jalapeno, cilantro, etc. (If the meatballs stick a bit to the pan, simply slide the metal spatula underneath them and they should release.). Thank you Jenn, for this wonderfully flavored and delicious recipe. Don’t be afraid of the Asian fish sauce — it smells terrible before you cook it, but believe me, the flavor it adds is amazing. I made exactly as written. Serve the meatballs drizzled with the sauce and sprinkled with scallions, cilantro, mint, and peanuts. Facebook | Twitter | Google+ | Pinterest | Instagram. We served it on homemade fried rice. I have never been a fan of meatballs…dry, heavy meat bombs with very little flavor. ), — Audrey Puckett-Hendry on January 7, 2019. It’s a place where you can share YOUR favorite recipes, home tips, creative ideas and ask questions and see what’s new with TidyMom! I would also line the pan with parchment paper because the meatballs did stick to the pan. Thank you for taking such care to perfect your recipes. Also I cheated a little and used a garlic hosin VH sauce to drizzle on top of the meatballs instead of the recipe sauce which I’m sure is delicious. Then in a small bowl, mix all of the ingredients for your teriyaki sauce. Phone: 1.800.453.5502. Once upon a time, I went to culinary school and worked in fancy restaurants. Hope you enjoy the meatballs is you make them! We truly love all your recipes, especially this one. First, I made this recipe last weekend and thought it was great. Top with a handful of beansprouts, wedge in lettuce, carrots and radish … Thank you for sharing such a delicious recipe! Can they be made without Siracha? However, these would be fantastic as an appetizer, or make Banh Mi sandwiches with some pickled carrots, daikon and hot chili mayo. U.S. Trading Company. Many times our party stretches from snacks to entree and these meatballs are multi-purpose that way. I have never had Vietnamese style food and this was a great introduction. I’m confused… Thanks. You might want to save yourself now and just plan on making a double batch. Using your hands, mix until evenly combined. Do you think a specific brand would be a bit “milder” or is there a suggestion of another ingredient I could try instead? You took the words right out of my mouth! It was good but not great and it was my fault. I made these cocktail sized for a party last night. Leftovers reheat well too. Thanks! Using a wooden spoon, stir until well combined. I have not yet been disappointed. Bun Cha. Sure, you could just toss a jar of store … Hi Caroline, at the very top of the page, under the recipe name, you’ll see an orange/red button that says Jump to Recipe – if you click on that, it will take you directly to the recipe. Everyone loves a good presentation, and this trick will make every feel like they are at a sophisticated cocktail party. I will definitely be making this again. Hi Elizabeth, You could just omit the sauce from your toddler’s portion. The results of this recipe has increased my confidence in cooking, as most of your recipes do I can’t wait to get the cookbook that I pre-ordered. Paired with some stir-fried veggies- delicious! Love to try the Vietnamese Meatballs but concerned about using fish sauce with iodine allergy What could be used as a substitute? Very easy and quick to make; highly recommended. I look forward to trying this recipe! Serve over egg noodles or rice. Laura in CO. . I found these meatballs dry. These are so flavourful. Without the fish sauce, however, these won’t have that signature Vietnamese taste. My husband started “sampling” them, they didn’t make it to dinner time. You rock.). I’m happy I was and used low sodium soy sauce. . Use one 8 oz can for this recipe. Amazing ! ❤️. Thought he died and went to heaven. . (Be judicious with the sauce; it's very strong in flavor. If you have extra sauce, pour it in a bowl for dipping.For meal, serve meatballs in a bowl covered in extra sauce and garnished alongside a bowl of rice and favorite veggie. Will heat & serve with the sauce over Ginger Fried Rice from Food52’s Genius Recipes. I am a self-proclaimed neat-freak, mom, and wife, whose passions are baking, creating, photography, travel and of course, family! These meatballs are fabulous and have become a favorite in our house. Sure – just make sure it’s not too lean. I would recommend this recipe for anyone who loves the taste of fish sauce. Couldn’t find mint so didn’t use it. Thanks so much for a wonderful recipe – easy, satisfying, and very flavorful. Fabulous flavors and the sauce was fantastic. The flavorful sauce is dressed up with a hint of garlic and nicely coats the colorful mixture of meatballs, carrots, green pepper and onion. I made these meatballs tonight – followed the recipe exactly and they were AMAZING! Made these this evening. This will make a great dinner over rice for two tonite, and ample batch for the freezer till my cocktail party later this month! Thanks! Or snap a photo and share it on Instagram; be sure to tag me @onceuponachef. I made these meatballs exactly as the recipe is written and they are definitely a flavor bomb! Wow. Recently, we had a dinner party of 6 people and I thought these would be great to serve. A keeper just like all of the recipes in Once Upon a Chef! You can use soy sauce in place of. I think it’s fine to cut back on the fish sauce. Do you think I could use sweet chili sauce instead? Bake for 25 minutes, flipping once with a metal spatula halfway through the cooking time, until the meatballs are browned and cooked through. After the teriyaki meatballs are ready just serve them over your favorite style rice (we love the uncle ben’s jasmine rice). This recipe is so bomb! here is your one-stop shop for all the ways to store your teriyaki meatballs. Who actually has the time to make them from scratch? Definitely a keeper. Never disappointed with your recipes, Jenn. Add meatballs to pan with sauce and gently roll to coat with sauce. Easy to follow recipe. I will have to try this one! If you want to avoid using fish sauce, you could substitute with soy sauce, but the meatballs won’t have that signature Thai taste – still good, just different. Be sure the sugar is completely dissolved and not stuck to the bottom of the bowl. If you're going to do this, I would double the sauce so they don't dry out in the slow cooker. Can these be made with other meats than pork? Made these tonight with ground Turkey- amazing! While I don’t often cook, I decided to try this out and they are indeed full of flavor, I do think that adding the sauce makes a big difference as well. I am using this for meal prep this week and am so happy. To get an even longer shelf life out of your meatballs, freeze them. Homemade Pretzel Bites Homemade soft pretzel bites with buttery parmesan topping are as easy to make as they are to eat! Perfect! The meatballs themselves were really wonderful, tons of flavor! How long do cooked meatballs last after being frozen and thawed? ©2020 TidyMom®. Such a big flavor payoff with such an easy recipe. In a large deep fry pan, combine hoisin sauce, soy sauce, rice vinegar, garlic, and sriracha sauce. The mixture will be a bit sticky; dampen your hands every so often while rolling the meatballs if necessary. My fiance loved it! Please let me know how they turn out if you try these with either of those alternatives. Complex, delicious flavors. Add meatballs...","url":"https:\/\/\/tangy-asian-meatballs\/#mv_create_111_4"},{"@type":"HowToStep","text":"For appetizer, serve garnished on a platter or bowl with toothpicks. Would I be better off freezing the meatballs UNCOOKED or cooked, then reheated? My husband thought we should have them at least twice a week lol. hi cheryl, pinning, printing, saving! I’ve recently come across several of your recipes and have enjoyed them all. I used the baking instructions from the Italian Meatloaf on this site. My kids loved these meatballs. Wow this looks delicious! With homemade meatballs: If you want to really make this recipe from scratch then try your hand at making some homemade meatballs with this simple recipe! 30 minutes These can be stored in the refrigerator for 3-5 days in an airtight container. of turkey to make the meatballs. Question – I tried fish sauce in another recipe and found it totally overpowering, so I did not include it this time. We will definitely make these again. Just tried the recipe tonight and loved it!!!! Will make these again and double the recipe next time. As usual, thank you for another wonderful recipe. of ground beef for the meatballs; I also subbed regular soy sauce for fish sauce in the Chili Sauce too – I kept every other ingredient & amounts the same as your recipe and everything is DELICIOUS!! Aluminum Baker's Half Sheet Pan Made this tonight…..yum! I did not have mint so I increased the cilantro. The meatballs came out moist and delicious. It was pleasantly spicy enough for everyone. Hi Lea Ann, sorry you found these to be disappointing! Definitely not super quick. I’d check them for doneness at 18 – 20 minutes. Is it kid friendly? Please lmk how it turns out! Just removed the meatballs from the oven and they look and smell wonderful! What I like about this dish is that it can be served as an appetizer or you can make it into a meal. Bring the mixture to a low simmer, then reduce the heat to low and cook for 2-3 minutes. With a touch of chipotle chili powder and sweet BBQ sauce, this appetizer is mouth-watering delicious! I think they will become a regular feature. Super flavorful and because they cook in the oven, very simple to make on a weeknight. Thank you! Made it without the cilantro and peanuts. Bake for 25 minutes, flipping once with a metal spatula halfway through the cooking time, until the meatballs are browned and cooked through. My latest contribution to Discovery, the in-flight magazine for Cathay Pacific, is currently out now on all Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon flights.This month’s foodie feature is the classic Vietnamese dish called Bun Cha, consisting of grilled pork meatballs served with an abundance of fresh herbs on a bed of vermicelli noodles.. A Vietnamese … I have made these many times this spring and summer; definitely my new favorite Asian meal. Add meatballs to pan with sauce and gently roll to coat with sauce. We love “big” flavors” and the only changes we generally make are to increase the garlic and ginger as well as adding fresh chopped basil to the meatballs. Thank you thank you! <3 Delicious! I followed the recipe exactly, (except for some strange reason I could not find ground pork at my grocery store, I used sweet sausage instead). I served it over rice with a side of sugar snap peas. While the meatballs are in the oven, prepare the sauce. That said, don’t be deterred anyone else. © TidyMom I’m looking forward to the next potluck and making these bite-sized bits of yummy to share with everyone I know! What a great recipe love it! Please report back if you make them this way! These Vietnamese meatballs are a huge hit in our house! Just simply place your frozen meatballs in a slow cooker. Would make double and freeze half next time. Made this for dinner last night and was really pleased!! I also made a half batch of the meatballs with only 1 teaspoon of fish sauce for my 10 month old (to reduce the salt) and he loved them! A wonderful change from the meals I normally prepare. By far my favorite recipe site. They still came out great. Hi Niki, Where did you find the recipe?? I made it exactly as written and everyone in our family loved it, including our 2 teenagers. Thanks SO much! Share it with us on Instagram using the hashtag #TidyMom so we can see what you're creating in the kitchen! In a large bowl, combine all ingredients. , Hi Jen, Is Fish Sauce the same as Oyster Sauce? I made this, but the meatballs didn’t have much flavor (because there is no salt in it). . Be sure to sign up for my email… to get new recipes and ideas in your inbox! I made it exactly as the recipe lists and it was a huge hit. So far we’ve only been making your recipes and have had great success!!!! Contrary to others, I thought they were perfectly seasoned without adding salt. The data is calculated through an online nutritional calculator, “Flavour Bombs” is correct! Sure, Nasar, ground turkey should work as long as it’s not too lean. ","position":2,"name":"While the\u00a0meatballs are in the oven, prepare the...","url":"https:\/\/\/tangy-asian-meatballs\/#mv_create_111_2"},{"@type":"HowToStep","text":"In a large deep fry pan (mine is non-stick) set over medium heat, combine Hoisin sauce, soy sauce, rice vinegar, garlic, and Sriracha sauce. Thanks Suzanna. These are amazing! Hi Mary Beth, in addition to the option of serving over steamed rice, the meatballs would pair nicely with this Thai Crunch Salad.

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