Pork Meatball with Fried Tofu

Pork Meatball with Fried Tofu

Pork meatball with fried tofu is a simple and quick to make dish at home. The savoury, tender meatball, slightly crispy yet smooth tofu and colourful vegetables are slathered in a thick tasty sauce. Full of delicious goodness. Yum!


  • Pork meatball:
    • 200 gm minced pork
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1/2 tsp sugar
    • 1 tp sesame oil
    • 2 tsp cormflour
  • 1 tube of silken tofu (cut into 1/2″ rounds)
  • cornflour (for dusting)
  • 1 tbsp rice bran oil
  • Sauce:
    • 1 tbsp soya sauce
    • 2 tsp oyster sauce
    • 1/2 tsp sugar
    • 1 tsp sesame oil
    • Dash of white pepper
    • 5-6 cloves of garlic
    • 1 fresh chilli (sliced)
  • 5-6 snow peas (bite size)
  • 1 red pepper (bite size)
  • 3-4 mushrooms (bite size)
  • 1 tomato (bite size)


  1. Mix pork meatball ingredients together. Shape tablespoons of pork mixture into balls. Set aside.
  2. Mix sauce ingredients together. Set aside.
  3. Dust silken tofu rounds with cornflour. Use finger to pat down cornflour to coat the tofu rounds on both sides.
  4. Add 1 tablespoon of oil to a frypan.
  5. Carefuly place the tofu rounds into pan. Fry until golden, then gently flip to the other side and fry till golden. Remove fried tofu to a plate.
  6. Add in pork meatballs and fry till golden on both sides. Remove fried pork meatballs to a plate.
  7. Add mushroom, snow peas, red pepper & tomato and fry to mix well.
  8. Add fried meatball and stir to combine.
  9. Pour in the sauce, mix and bring mixture to the boil. Cover and simmer for 5 mins.
  10. Add fried tofu and stir to combine. Remove to a plate and serve immediately with steamed rice.

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