Lion’s Head Meatballs

6 - 8 people
00h 35mins

This popular Chinese meatball recipe is a celebratory dish  often served during Chinese New year. The meatballs are relatively bigger than ordinary meatballs. This recipe may be served with steamed vegetables.


Step-by-Step Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, mix the first 13 ingredients. Shape it into balls as big as a golf ball.
  • 2. Deep the meatballs in hot oil until brown in color. Set it aside.
  • 3. Pour 2 tbsp oil in a pot over medium heat. Saute ginger and leeks until light brown in color. Add sugar, soy sauce and water.
  • 4. Simmer for a minute then add mixture or cornstarch and ¼ cup water to thicken the sauce.
  • 5. Once the sauce has thickened, add the meatballs. Braise the meatballs for 5-8 minutes.
  • 6. Turn off heat and serve hot.

Products You Will Need

  1. Chunky Ground Pork
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  2. Premium Oyster Sauce
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  3. Good Life Bread Crumbs
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  4. Kikkoman
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  5. Jolly Claro Palm Oil Sup 1L
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