Viva Vietnamese Restaurant
1 lb of ground pork, minced
2 garlic cloves, minced half of shallot onion, minced
2 Tbsp fish sauce
2 Tbsp sugar
1 tsp pepper
1 tsp of baking powder
4 cups canola oil
- Preheat oven to 350 F.
- In a large bowl, combine pork, garlic, onion, fish sauce, sugar, pepper, baking powder and 1 Tbsp canola oil.
- Cover with plastic wrap and marinate in the fridge overnight.
- Using a spoon, place 2 Tbsp of mixture in palm of hand.
- Squeeze gently together, making golfball-sized balls.
- Place ball on baking sheet.
- Repeat steps 5 & 6 until all balls are made.
- Bake in oven for 30 minutes and remove.
- In a large sauce pan, heat remaining canola oil on med-high heat.
- Deep fry 5 pork balls for 4-5 mins and set aside.
- Fry remaining pork balls.
- Serve with deluxe vermicelli.
Yield 10 pork balls
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