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Meat Balls With A Spicy Kick

Beef Recipe


This is a meatball dish with a spicy kick that has been sautéed to perfection.

Meat Balls With A Spicy Kick

This is a meatball dish with a spicy kick that has been sautéed to perfection. It can be served with spaghetti and rice.

List of ingredients  for this recipe:

  • Half inch shrimp paste
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 1-2 chopped red chillies 
  • 2 garlic cloves (crushed)
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 450g minced beef
  • 2 tsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 tsp dark brown sugar
  • Squeezed juice of 1.5 lemons
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • 3 tbsp oil 
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper to taste (ground)
  • 1 green chillies 
  • 2 red chillies 

Preparation Steps for the meatbalss

01Wrap the shrimp paste in foil and warm for 5 minutes in a frying pan, rotating a few times. Remove the wrapper and place the ingredients in a food processor.

02In a food processor, combine the onion, chilies, and garlic and process until finely minced. Then, set aside.

03In a heated frying pan, dry fry the coriander and cumin seeds for 1 minute. Tip the seeds in a mortar and grind with a pestle.

04Place the meat in a large mixing bowl. Add the onion mixture and stir well. Toss in the black pepper, soy sauce, sugar, lemon, and egg, along with a pinch of salt to taste.

05pMake small, even balls out of the meat mixture. To firm them up, chill them for 5-10 minutes.

06In a wok or pan, heat the oil and fry the meatballs for 4-5 minutes, flipping frequently, until they are cooked through and golden. It will be necessary to conduct this in batches.

07Drain the meatballs on kitchen paper before piling them on a warm serving platter.  Garnish with green and red chilies before serving.

Your meatballs are ready!!!