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Asian Hoisin Meatballs

Posted on | January 1, 2013 | 2 Comments

Last year I went to a Hmong New Years Festival in California. I love learning about different cultures but being emerged in a one that is different from mine is my favourite way of exploring. Of course, the food plays a big role in my world and so I had to try some food I never tried before. The meatballs and a drink called Nab Vam were my favourites.

These meatballs don’t have too much in common with the ones I ate at the festival but I did learn from the festival that Asian meatballs can be incredibly delicious. Looking at the list of ingredients these meatballs had to be good. And don’t they just look incredibly appetizing? The sauce which is drizzled over the meatballs was just bursting with flavour. Definitely the best meatballs I have ever tasted. And they’re easy to make which is always a plus.

And by the way, Happy New Year! Frohes Neues Jahr! Bonne Année! Feliz Año Nuevo!

Asian Hoisin Meatballs



  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 tsp dark sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup Panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 egg
  • 2 garlic cloves, grated
  • 3 spring onions/green onions, thinly sliced
  • salt, pepper, to taste

Hoisin Sauce

  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp dark sesame oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, grated
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger


  • spring onions/green onions, finely sliced
  • sesame seeds


Preheat the oven to 400°F / 200°C. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

In a bowl, combine the ingredients for the meatballs and form small meatballs with your hands. Place them on the baking sheet and bake them for about 12 minutes or until all sides are browned and the meatballs are cooked through.

In another bowl, combine the ingredients for the hoisin sauce. Pour it over the meatballs and garnish them with sesame seeds and green onion slices.

Guten Appetit!

Recipe from Damn Delicious

Asiatische Hoisin-Fleischbällchen



  • 450 g Rinderhack
  • 1 TL dunkles Sesamöl
  • 1/2 cup (soviel wie 120 ml) Panko-Paniermehl (japanisches Paniermehl)
  • 1/2 TL Ingwerpulver
  • 1 Ei
  • 2 Knoblauchzehen, zerrieben
  • 3 Frühlingszwiebeln, in feine Streifen geschnitten
  • Salz, Pfeffer, nach Geschmack


  • 60 ml Hoisin-Sauce
  • 2 EL Reisessig
  • 1 EL Sojasauce
  • 1/2 TL dunkles Sesamöl
  • 2 Knoblauchzehen, zerrieben
  • 1/2 TL Ingwerpulver


  • Frühlingszwiebeln, in feine Streifen geschnitten
  • Sesamkörner


Den Backofen auf 400°F / 200°C vorheizen. Ein Backblech mit Backpapier belegen.

Die Zutaten für die Fleischbällchen in einer Schüssel vermengen und mit den Händen kleine Fleischbällchen formen. Diese dann auf das Backblech legen und im Ofen für circa 12 Minuten backen oder bis alle Seiten braun geworden sind und die Fleischbällchen gar sind.

Die Zutaten für die Sauce in einer Schüssel vermengen und über die Fleischbällchen geben. Mit Sesam und Frühlingszwiebeln garnieren.

Guten Appetit!

Rezept von Damn Delicious


2 Responses to “Asian Hoisin Meatballs”

  1. My Italian Smörgåsbord
    January 5th, 2013 @ 01:56

    yummy! will have to do these ones for my husband. he is a fan of eastern cuisine. they do sounds very appealing I may say…

  2. BalticMaid
    January 12th, 2013 @ 17:50

    @ My Italian Smörgåsbord: I hope he likes them. They are definitely my favourite meatballs right now. :-)

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