Ginger Sesame Meatballs Recipe


Pork Meatballs:

  • 500 grams ground pork
  • ½ cup grated carrot
  • 1 clove garlic. crushed
  • 1½ tbsp grated fresh ginger
  • ¼ cup chopped spring onions
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tbsp tamari
  • 1 tbsp coriandor
  • 1 tbsp mint
  • 2 tbsp almond flour


  • ¼ cup sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp tamari
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp corandor
  • 2 tbsp mint

To serve:

  • 1 tbsp black sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp chopped spring onions


  1. Preheat the oven to 175 degrees Celsius (350F)
  2. In a blender or food processor combine the sesame oil, tamari, honey and lime juice. Blend until well combined. Add in the corandor and mint and pulse until the herbs have shredded. Pour into a bowl and set aside.
  3. In a bowl combine all of the ingredients for the meatballs. Using your hands work the ingredients together until they are well combined. Spoon out approximately 1 tablespoon amounts of the mixture, roll into balls and place on a parchment paper lined baking sheet (it should make 20-24 balls).
  4. Place the tray in the oven and bake for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes remove the tray from the oven and brush each meatball with the sauce so that they are well coated. Return to the oven and continue to bake for another 10 minutes.
  5. Before serving brush each of the meatballs again with the sauce and sprinkle with black sesame seeds and chopped spring onions. The remaining sauce can be served alongside the meatballs for dipping.

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