Sweet and Sour Meatballs

AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning, SARSAYA® Sweet and Sour Sauce


  • 1/4 kilo (250g) Ground pork
  • 1/2 cup (100g) Carrot, grated
  • 1/4 cup (35g) Onion, minced
  • 1 pc. (50g) Egg, beaten
  • 1/2 tsp. (2.5g) Salt
  • 1/4 tsp. (0.6g) Ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. (1.3g) AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp. (10g) Cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) Oil
  • 1/4 cup (35g) Onion, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. (10g) Garlic, minced
  • 1 pack (200g) SARSAYA® Sweet and Sour Sauce
  • 3 Tbsps. (45ml) Water
  • 1/2 cup (50g) Green bell pepper, cubed


  1. MIX & MOLD. In a bowl, combine ground pork, carrot, onion, egg, salt, pepper, AJI-NO-MOTO®, and cornstarch. Mix well and form into into balls.
  2. FRY. In a pan, heat oil. Fry meatballs until browned on all sides. Drain excess oil using strainer or colander. Set aside.
  3. SAUTÉ. Remove most of the oil in the same pan and leave just 2 tsps. of oil. Sauté onion and garlic until fragrant.
  4. SIMMER. Pour SARSAYA® Sweet and Sour Sauce, water, bell pepper, and meatballs. Mix well and simmer for 2 minutes.
  5. SERVE. Transfer to a plate then serve.

Cooking Tips

Adding minced or grated vegetables to meatballs help to make your kids eat more vegetables!

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ajinomoto cooking_time  Cooking Time: 15 minutes ajinomoto prep_time  Preparation: 15 minutes ajinomoto servings  Servings: 4 ajinomoto size  Serving size: 4 pcs. Meatball + 1/3 cup sauce (160g)

Products Used

AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning Buy Now
SARSAYA® Sweet and Sour Sauce Buy Now

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Good to Know Nutrition Facts

Both green bell pepper and carrots are good sources of Vitamin A for healthy eyesight.


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