Chinese Meatballs Recipe

These pork meatballs are, in essence,siomai without the wrapper. Yum!

These pork meatballs are, in essence, siomai without the wrapper. Yum! The flavorful broth will give them lots of flavor. 

Chinese Meatballs Recipe

Roselle Miranda
These pork meatballs are, in essence,siomai without the wrapper. Yum!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Others
Servings 4


Chinese Meatballs Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cube pork bouillon
  • 1/4 kilo ground pork
  • 1 Small carrot peeled, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves Garlic peeled, finely chopped
  • 1/4 Cup green onions chopped
  • 1 large Egg
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 Cup Soy Sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro leaves chopped


  • In a small stockpot over medium heat, heat water with bouillon cube.
  • Meanwhile, in a large bowl, mix ground pork, carrot, garlic, green onions, egg, and sesame oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Test a portion, and adjust seasoning. Use a spoon to drop meatballs into the simmering broth until cooked. Scoop out using a slotted spoon.
  • Mix lemon, soy sauce, sugar, and cilantro. Serve with meatballs and broth. Recipe originally published in the June 2017 issue of Good Housekeeping Philippines.
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