Juicy pork meatballs

By Hope Malau
12 August 2015

A delicious meatball recipe that goes well with rice or pasta.

Preparation: 15 min Cooking: 35 min Chilling: 30 min Serves 4-6

  • 500 g pork mince
  • 1 red pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2 red chillies, finely chopped
  • 5 ml (1 t) coriander seeds
  • 5 ml (1 t) cumin seeds
  • handful of coriander, chopped
  • salt and pepper

SAUCE

  • 45 ml (3 T) olive oil
  • 5 ml (1 t) salt
  • 5 ml (1 t) turmeric
  • 30 ml (2 T) tomato paste
  • 750 ml (3 c) cider
  • 1 beef stock cube

1. Place the mince, pepper, onion, garlic, chillies, coriander seeds, cumin seeds and coriander in a mixing bowl and mix until well combined. Season and place in the fridge for 30 minutes.

2. Shape even-sized balls out of the mince mixture and place it on a baking tray lined with baking paper.

3. SAUCE Put all the ingredients for the sauce in a saucepan over medium heat and allow to simmer for 20 minutes or until thickened.

4. Put all the meatballs in the saucepan with the sauce, lower the heat, cover and cook for 15 minutes or until the meatballs are cooked.

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