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Teriyaki and sesame beef meatballs

Delicious Japanese inspired meatballs

4 - 6

Serves

15 mins

Prep Time

45 mins

Cook Time

Andrew Clarke

Recipe author

Andrew Clarke

Smothered in a thick and easy-to-make homemade teriyaki sauce, these juicy and tender Japanese-inspired teriyaki beef meatballs are served with rice and an Asian-style salad.

There are many reasons to love this meatball recipe from chef Andrew Clarke: it's versatile, freezer-friendly, and packs well for lunches.

Recipe courtesy of Greenlea Butcher Shop.

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Ingredients

Meatballs

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500g Quality Mark beef mince

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1 egg

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½ cup fresh breadcrumbs

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2 garlic cloves

crushed

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2 Tbsp soy sauce

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½ tsp Chinese five spice

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½ cup sesame seeds

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¼ cup white flour

Teriyaki Sauce

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1 cup Mirin

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1 cup sake

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1 cup soy sauce

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⅓ cup brown sugar

Rice

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2 cups sushi rice

or short grain rice

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4 ½ cups water

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½ tsp salt

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1 Tbsp canola oil

Salad (optional)

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¼ green cabbage

thinly sliced

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¼ cup shallot

fried

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¼ cup bonito flake

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3 spring onions

thinly sliced

Dressing for salad

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2 Tbsp rice wine vinegar

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1 Tbsp canola oil

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2 tsp soy sauce

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1 tsp sugar

Method

For the Sauce

For the Rice

For the Meatballs

For the Salad

1

Simmer the sake, mirin and soy in a saucepan for 5 minutes to cook off the alcohol.

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Add the brown sugar and simmer for a further 4 minutes

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Set aside.

Nutrition Information per Serving (521.5g)

Based on 6 serves. This meal should be enjoyed occasionally due to the high sodium content

Energy

2725.0kJ (651 kCal kcal)

Protein

30.1g

Total Fat

13.2g

Saturated Fat

2.8g

Carbs

77.9g

Dietary Fibre

3.0g

Sodium

2200mg

Iron

4.4mg

Zinc

5.5mg

Vitamin B12

0.8µg