Sticky Plum Meatballs With Rice

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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 125
    g pork mince
  • 125
    g veal mince (or 250 grams pork and veal mince)
  • 1
    cup fresh breadcrumb (soft)
  • 1
    brown onion (small grated)
  • 1
    garlic clove (minced)
  • 2
    teaspoons ginger (finely grated)
  • 2
    teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1
    egg (lightly beaten)
  • 34
    cup marinade (sweet plum store bought)
  • 2
    tablespoons mirin
  • 1
    bunch baby bok choy (trimmed)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place rice and 1 1/4 cups warm water in a microwave safe bowl and microwave on high (100%) for 10-12 minutes, covered, or until rice is tender and almost all liquid has been absorbed.
  • Combine mince, breadcrumbs, onion, garlic, ginger, sesame oil and egg in a medium bowl.
  • Shape tablespoons of the mixture into 16 balls and place balls in a shallow microwave safe dish and cover loosely with plastic food wrap.
  • Microwave on high (100%) for 2 minutes or until meatballs are cooked and stand for 2 minutes and then turn the meatballs and microwave on high (100%) for a further 2 minutes or more.
  • Whisk plum marinade and mirin in a small jug and pour over meatballs, microwave on high (100%) for 2 minutes or until meatballs are cooked and stand for 2 minutes.
  • arrange bok choy in a shallow microwave safe dish and add 2 tablespoons water, cover with lid or plastic food wrap and microwave on high (100%) for 1 minute and then drain.
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