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Tangy Asian Meatballs

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 5 hrs
Yield Serves 4
With a different and delicious Asian-style glaze, these meatballs are a tangy addition to any potluck meal, indoors or outdoors.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1/3 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 3 scallions, white and light-green parts, chopped
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/4 cup jarred Chinese plum sauce or duck sauce
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce

Nutrition Information

  • calories 419
  • fat 26 g
  • satfat 9 g
  • protein 23 g
  • carbohydrate 21 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 135 mg
  • sodium 803 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine pork, panko, scallions, egg, soy sauce, ginger and garlic in a large bowl; mix gently but thoroughly with your fingers. Roll into 1-inch balls.

  2. Mist slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray. Add meatballs. In a small bowl, whisk together barbecue sauce, plum sauce and hoisin sauce; pour over meatballs. Gently stir to coat.

  3. Cover and cook on low until meatballs are cooked through, 3 to 5 hours.