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Asian spice Pork Rissoles


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Asian spice Pork Rissoles

These spiced ginger & lemongrass meatballs served with sweet chili sauce & jasmine rice.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 serves


  • 2 garlic cloves chopped
  • 3 cm piece fresh ginger peeled
  • 2 small red chillies roughly chopped
  • 1 stalk stalk lemongrass bruised
  • 4 green onions roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup coriander leaves roughly chopped
  • 750 grams pork mince
  • 1 large egg lightly beaten
  • cooking spray
  • 2 Lebanese cucumbers
  • 2 cups steamed jasmine rice to serve
  • sweet chill sauce to serve


  • Combine garlic, ginger, chilli, lemongrass, green onions and coriander in a food processor.
  • Process until finely chopped.
  • Transfer to a bowl. Add mince and egg.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Using clean hands, mix until well combined.
  • Using 2 heaped tablespoons mixture at a time, roll mixture into 16 balls.
  • Flatten slightly. Place rissoles on a plate.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes, if time permits.
  • Preheat a greased barbecue plate on medium-low heat.
  • Spray both sides rissoles with oil.
  • Cook, turning occasionally, for 12 to 15 minutes or until cooked through.
  • Using a vegetable peeler, peel long, thin strips from cucumbers.
  • Spoon rice into bowls.
  • Top with rissoles, cucumber and sweet chilli. Serve.


These rissoles are also great served with rice noodles tossed in kecap manis.

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