Hoisin Beef & Shiitake Meatballs

with a Rice Noodle Stir Fry

These juicy, tender meatballs are smothered with a sweet Hoisin glaze!

Nutrition Per Portion

  • 662 Calories |
  • 89.8g Carbohydrates |
  • 16.8g Fat |
  • 6.1g Fibre |
  • 36.4g Protein |
  • 13.8g Sugar
  • 0.0 min

    Bring a saucepan of water to the boil.

  • 0.5 min

    Peel and julienne the carrot.

  • 2.0 min

    Julienne the snow peas and capsicum.

  • 4.0 min

    Peel and finely chop the garlic and ginger.

  • 6.0 min

    Finely chop the shitake mushrooms.

  • 7.5 min

    In a small bowl, mix together the cornflour with a small amount of water to make a cornflour slurry.

  • 8.0 min

    In a large bowl, mix together the beef mince, breadcrumbs, shitake mushrooms, half of the ginger, half of the garlic and half of the soy.

  • 10.0 min

    Combine all of the ingredients in the bowl together until well combined.

  • 11.0 min

    Using your hands, form the meat mixture into bite sized balls and set aside.

  • 12.0 min

    In another bowl, mix together the remaining soy, brown sugar, rice vinegar and hoisin sauce.

  • 13.5 min

    In a frying pan, heat some oil over medium-high heat.

  • 14.5 min

    Add the meatballs and cook until cooked through and browned.

  • 15.0 min

    Add the rice noodles to the boiling water, cover and remove from the heat, let stand for around 4 mins.

  • 16.0 min

    In a wok, heat some oil over high heat.

  • 17.0 min

    Add the ginger and garlic and stir fry for 1 minute (or until fragrant).

  • 18.0 min

    Add the carrot, capsicum and snow peas.

  • 19.0 min

    Drain the noodles and add to the wok with the vegetables.

  • 20.0 min

    Add a splash of the prepared sauce to the noodles and stir through.

  • 20.5 min

    Add the remaining sauce to the pan with the meatballs along with around 20-30ml of water per person; making sure to stir regularly so the meatballs are evenly coated.

  • 21.0 min

    Pour small amounts of the cornflour slurry to thicken the sauce.

  • 21.5 min

    Distribute the noodles among serving plates.

  • 22.5 min

    Distribute the hoisin meatballs among the serving plates.

  • 24.0 min

    Garnish with the sesame seeds and serve.

  • Ingredients

    Brown Sugar,

    Rice Noodles

    Carrot, julienne

    Snow Peas, julienne

    Red Capsicum, julienne

    Rice Vinegar


    Hoisin Sauce

    Sesame Seeds

    Corn Flour

    Dark Soy Sauce

    Garlic, finely chopped

    Ginger, finely chopped

    Shiitake Mushrooms, finely chopped

    Dried Breadcrumbs

    Beef Mince

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