Hokkien-Style Deep-Fried Meat Balls

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A delicious crispy fragrant deep-fried pork meatballs that is easy to make and great for a snack or to be served with steamed rice and noodle soup.



Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 30 minutes
Makes: 40 balls

Ingredients
800g pork mince
150g Spanish mackerel, deboned
1 carrot, peeled
2 onions, peeled
225g can water chestnuts

Seasonings
2 1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp soy sauce
1 tsp sesame oil
1 tsp Chinese five-spice powder
2 tbsp tapioca flour
2 tbsp water
a dash of white pepper powder

Method
Combine all the ingredients in a food processor, pulse until well combined and mixture is sticky.





Roll the mixture into balls.



Heat oil in a deep fryer, deep fry the meat balls in batches until golden brown and cooked through.



Serve warm as a snack or with steamed rice or noodle soup.



Categories
#Asian
#Chinese
#Hokkien
#Meatballs
#Pork
#Fish
#Deep-Fried
#Snack
#Finger Food
#Family
#Kids
#Lunch
#Dinner
 
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