Asian Pork Meatballs

clock 10 minutes + 25 minutes bowl Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 500g pork mince
  • 2 spring onions, chopped
  • 2cm piece fresh ginger, peeled, finely grated
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 bunch fresh coriander
  • Olive oil spray
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 x 250g packets microwave brown rice
  • 1 bag Countdown Japanese slaw and dressing
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Method

  • 1. Preheat oven to 200°C (180°C fan-forced). Combine pork mince, spring onion, ginger and garlic in a bowl. Finely chop coriander and add to pork mince mixture, reserving a small handful to serve. Mix until well combined. Form tablespoons of mixture into balls and place on a plate.

  • 2. Spray a non-stick frying pan with oil and heat over a medium heat. Add meatballs and cook for 10 minutes, shaking pan occasionally, or until meatballs are browned all over. Add 1/2 cup water and bring to the boil.

  • 3. Transfer meatballs to a shallow baking dish and place in the oven. Bake meatballs for 10 minutes, or until cooked through.

  • 4. Cook microwave rice as per packet instructions.

  • 5. In a medium bowl, combine slaw salad mix and dressing.

  • 6. Place rice evenly on plates with slaw mix on top. Add meatballs on top with a sprinkling of coriander, to serve.

  • Tip:

  • Meatballs are an easy weeknight meal. Choose lean mince when making meatballs to reduce the amount of saturated fat in your meal.

  • PER SERVE

  • • Energy 1841Kj • Protein 31g • Total Fat 12g • Saturated Fat 4g • Carbohydrates 46g • Sugars 10g • Sodium 177mg

  • Dietary and nutritional info supplied by NZ Nutrition Foundation.

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