Teriyaki Pork Meatballs

These meatballs are perfect - juicy, packed with flavour but also super healthy and speedy. A perfect family mid-week meal.

These sweet and sticky meatballs are full of flavour and loved by kids and grown ups everywhere. These are so juicy and tender and are a perfect mid week meal. They can be whipped dup in minutes and baked in the oven to be super healthy.

What You'll Need


500g pork mince

1 apple


4 tbsp teriyaki

2 tbsp honey

2cm grated ginger ( 1/4 tsp dried ginger )

1/2 tsp onion and garlic powder

1 pineapple

5 tbsp Hoi Sin Sauce


Glass or Stainless Steel Bowl


Oven Tray


Measuring Spoons

Cocktail Sticks  / Skewers

How to Do It

Let's Get Rollin'

  1. 1Preheat the oven to 180oC / Gas 6. Line an oven tray with parchment paper.
  2. 2To make the marinade - pour the teriyaki sauce and honey into a bowl.
    Peel and grate the ginger. Add that in.
  3. 3Peel and grate the apple. Squeeze out any excess water and only use the remaining apple.
  4. 4Pop the mince in the bowl. Using your hands mix it a together until the sauce disappears.
  5. 5Using cold wet hands, roll into balls , place on the oven tray and bake for 20mins.
  6. 6When the meatballs are cooked, roll or glaze them in Hoi Sin sauce.
  7. 7Cut the pineapple into cute shapes and when the meatballs are cooked place a meatball and a piece of pineapple on the skewer.

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