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Mongolian Meatballs Recipe

These are super easy to make and absolutely delicious Mongolian meatballs, these are also called Asian or glazed meatballs. The moist and juicy meatballs are wrapped in a sticky glaze.
Course Dinner Recipes
Cuisine Asian, mongolian
Diet Halal
Keyword Glazed Asian Meatballs, Mongolian Meatballs
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 720kcal


For Meatball

  • 500- gram beef mince (1.1 pounds) 20% Fat.
  • cup bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli flakes or to taste
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • Oil to fry

For Mongolian sauce

  • 1 tablespoon oil preferably sesame
  • ½ tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoon hoisin sauce Find my recipe here.
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sriracha sauce or to taste
  • ½ tablespoon minced ginger


  • 1 tablespoon cornflour dissolved in ¼ cup water
  • 1 large stalk green onions sliced
  • ½ tablespoon red chilli flakes optional for extra spicy sauce
  • ½ tablespoon toasted sesame seeds


For Meatballs

  • Mix all ingredients for meatballs in a bowl. Knead it like a dough for few seconds until all ingredients are well combined.
  • Roll out 1 inch balls from the seasoned mince and store in the fridge for 10 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a wok and deep fry meatballs on medium-high heat until golden. Remove meatballs on a kitchen towel and set aside.

For Mongolian Sauce

  • While the meatball rest in the fridge, saute garlic in oil and then add all the ingredients of the Mongolian sauce.
  • Let the sauce simmer for a minute then add cornflour slurry. Cook sauce for 1 minute until it thickens and turns translucent.
  • Now, add the fried meatball, green onion, and red chili flakes. Let the meatballs get heated thoroughly. Garnish with toasted sesame and serve.



Calories: 720kcal