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Bowl of pork meatballs and vegetables in hoisin broth

Pork meatballs in hoisin broth

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  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Low in calories and cheap to make, these Asian-style meatballs are served in a clear and nourishing broth with plenty of veg

Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal366
fat14g
saturates5g
carbs29g
sugars11g
fibre4g
protein32g
salt2.5g
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Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    Tip the mince into a bowl with the soy, cornflour, five-spice, chopped water chestnuts and some black pepper. Work everything together, then shape into 12 meatballs.

  • STEP 2

    Pour the stock into a wide, deep pan and stir in the hoisin and ginger. Add the meatballs, then cover and poach for 5 mins. Drop in the carrots, Chinese leaves, beansprouts, spring onions and sliced chestnuts, then put on the lid and simmer for 5 mins. Ladle into bowls, then serve scattered with spring onion tops.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, April 2012

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