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Chinese Pork Meatballs

Chinese Pork Meatballs - Char Siu Style Recipe | Pork Meatballs - Char Siew - Chinese Pork Meatballs

Sumit Malhotra
Chinese Pork Meatballs - Char Siu Style Recipe | Pork Meatballs - Char Siew - Chinese Pork Meatballs are full of all of the flavours you love in Chinese food takeout. Salty, sweet, smoky, charred edges with juicy tender pork inside.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 3 people
Calories 275 kcal


For the pork meatballs

  • 1/2 kilo Pork Hand Pounded
  • 1/2 tablespoon Garlic
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ginger
  • 2 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 2 Tablespoon Soy Sauce

For the char siu sauce or char siew sauce

  • 4 tablespoon Soy Sauce Dark
  • 2 tablespoon White Vinegar Preferably Rice Vinegar
  • 1.5 tablespoon Honey
  • 2 teaspoon Chilli Sauce or Red Chilli Paste
  • 1.5 Tablespoon Spring Onions Green Part Only
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt


  • Get your ingredients ready.
  • Mix pork, dark soy sauce, ginger, garlic, garam masala, sugar, salt & black pepper well together.
  • Take a tablespoon or an ice cream scoop and make them into well-rounded balls.
  • Heat oil in a skillet or a frying pan and shallow fry them till they are well browned.
  • Remove and keep aside.
  • Mix soy sauce, white vinegar, red chilli sauce, honey, salt and black pepper well,
  • Lay a layer at the bottom of the serving dish with 3/4th of the sauce.
  • Place the meatballs over the sauce.
  • Pour the remaining sauce over the meatballs.
  • Serve & enjoy!


  • Serve this pork meatballs recipe with plain rice or chicken rice.
  • Heat up the the Char Siew Sauce until it bubbles and thickens. Drizzle the char siu sauce on the pork meatballs char siu before serving.
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