Sesame Ginger Meatballs (Gluten Free!)

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Total Time
1hr
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

I make asian style meatballs all the time, but I think these are the best ones yet. My own recipe, derived from experimenting.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. .preheat oven to 500.
  2. oil or spray 2 big baking sheets.
  3. mix together all ingredients for meatballs in a big bowl & stir with hands. form 1 inch balls and place close together but not touching on pans.
  4. bake for 20 minutes.
  5. meanwhile, grease a frying pan with a little sesame oil and fry up garlic ginger and red pepper for 5 minutes over medium heat.
  6. whisk together beef stock, sugar, chili paste, and vinegar. carefully add to pan and let it come to a simmer.
  7. mix cornstarch in the water until dissolved, add to pan and let simmer.
  8. remove meatballs from oven and scrape from pan with spatula. they should be dark brown on the bottom, maybe with some little burnt bits.
  9. add meatballs to the lightly simmering sauce, stir carefully, & let thicken so that the balls are covered in a nice thick glaze. this may take 10 minutes or so.
  10. arrange in a nice serving dish with toothpicks & serve.