Asian pork meatballs

  • Preparation 30 min
  • Cooking 30 min
  • Servings 4 à 6
  • Freezing Absolutely


Ingredients for the sauce

  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • 3 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • Salt and pepper from the mill

Ingredients for the meatballs

  • 750 g lean ground pork
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced ​​+ some for serving
  • 2 large garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • Sesame seeds for serving
  • Salt and pepper from the mill



  • Preheat the oven to 450°F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a small saucepan, put the ingredients for the sauce, season with salt and pepper and mix. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, put the ingredients for the meatballs and mix for 2 minutes with your hands. Form small balls with about 1 1/2 tablespoon of the mixture and place on the baking sheet. Place in the oven and bake for 20 minutes. Flip the meatballs halfway through cooking.
  • Meanwhile, bring the sauce to a boil and reduce for 6 to 8 minutes or until the sauce has reduced to 1/3.
  • Pour half of the sauce over the meatballs and toss to coat. Continue cooking for 2 to 3 minutes so that the sauce sticks to the meatballs! Serve over rice, drizzle with remaining sauce. Garnish with green onions and sesame seeds.