Lemongrass and Green Onion Meatballs Lemongrass and Green Onion Meatballs

Lemongrass and Green Onion Meatballs Author: Jennifer Bartoli and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Credits: Jodi Pudge Source: Canadian Living Magazine: September 2016

Give the flavour of everyday meatballs a welcome twist with the addition of a unique ingredient like lemongrass. Make sure to tightly roll the mixture into balls so that they hold together when seared.

  • Prep time 20 minutes
  • Total time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 450 g lean ground pork
  • 4 green onions , thinly sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic , finely grated or pressed
  • 2 tablespoons finely grated lemongrass
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • Pinch each salt and pepper
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil

Method

In bowl, combine pork, green onions, garlic, lemongrass, fish sauce, salt and pepper. Roll by 2 tbsp into balls. Refrigerate for 10 minutes. In large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook meatballs, stirring occasionally, until browned and no longer  pink inside, about 12 minutes.

Makes about 16 meatballs.

Nutritional facts Per meatball: about

  • Sodium 104 mg
  • Protein 5 g
  • Calories 56
  • Total fat 4 g
  • Potassium 97 mg
  • Cholesterol 16 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 1 g

%RDI

  • Iron 3
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 2
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 2
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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