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Bangkok meatballs on skewers

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“Anyone who has been to Bangkok will have come across various meatballs being cooked out in the markets. Here is a version to do at home.”
1hr 15mins
6 skewers

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put the skewers into water to soak.
  2. This helps prevent them burning.
  3. Combine the char sui sauce, water and chile-garlic sauce in a small bowl and set aside.
  4. This is the glazing sauce.
  5. Combine all the remaining ingredients in a bowl and mix thoroughly.
  6. The best way is to use your hands.
  7. Roll mixture into 18 meatballs.
  8. About a rounded tablespoon mixture each.
  9. Thread 3 meatballs onto each skewer.
  10. If you like you can add slices of red or green pepper between meatballs.
  11. Plce them on a baking sheet.
  12. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 10 minutes.
  13. Remove skewers and brush meatballs with the glaze all over.
  14. Turn on the broiler.
  15. Place skewers under the broiler and cook for about 2 minutes each side.
  16. Serve.
  17. These could also be prepared ahead up to the broiler part and then barbequed.

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