Sweet and Sour Pork Nuggets

Everyone loves these Asian-inspired tasty bites.


  • 450 g Lean pork mince
  • 4 Spring onions, finely chopped
  • 1 Small red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 25 Piece fresh root ginger, finely chopped
  • 25 ml Mixture of chopped fresh coriander, mint and sage
  • 85 ml Soft breadcrumbs
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 Small can whole kernel corn or 125 ml mealie pips, cooked and cut from the cob
  • 1 Bottle of ready-bought sweet and sour sauce
  • Jasmin rice for serving


Mix pork mince, spring onions, chilli, ginger, herbs, sweetcorn or mealie pips and breadcrumbs lightly with 2 forks

Season with salt and pepper to taste

Divide into small frikkadel size balls and shape into round ball shapes

Steam the pork balls in a steamer or bake on an oven sheet at 180°C until cooked through (Approx 30 – 35 minutes)

Heat the sweet and sour sauce in a saucepan, spoon over the warm pork nuggets and serve with steaming hot Jasmin rice



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