Vietnamese Meatballs

READY IN: 22mins
Recipe by Marla Swoffer

We made a delicious meal of these, Chinese eggrolls, Thai corn fritters, and nuoc cham dipping sauce. I found variations of this recipe on the web, but adjusted the amounts for the best flavor. These can also be grilled. UPDATE: I can't vouch for it being authentically Vietnamese, though the recipes I combined to make this were labeled that way. Also, I don't think fish sauce is a particularly Korean ingredient. I'd change the name to Asian Meatballs but that would mess up the URL.

Top Review by SarahGartland

I made this with ground turkey and broiled them (without the skewers, I have bad luck with those!). Wow! Yummy. I served with an assortment of sauces (duck sauce, pineapple chili sauce, teriyaki, and hoisin), fried rice, and wonton soup. These were a hit!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients until well blended.
  2. Make 1" meatballs.
  3. Put them on wooden skewers (about 4 per skewer--you kind of have to mold them on to the skewer).
  4. Broil (or grill) until thoroughly cooked.

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