Sesame Ginger Pork Meatballs

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Juicy pork meatballs with fresh ginger, toasted sesame oil, soy sauce and a touch of brown sugar.


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Pork Meatballs

  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup Panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon Sriracha or gochujang (or more to taste)
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Coat a baking sheet fitted with a wire rack with cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. To make meatballs, thoroughly mix all of the meatball ingredients together in a bowl. Form 2-inch meatballs and place on the wire rack about an inch apart.
  3. Bake 15-18 minutes, until internal temperature of meatballs reaches 145 degrees.
  4. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.


Substitution Tip: Use ground turkey instead of pork for a lower fat option.