You are here: Home » Recipes » Vietnamese Pork Meatballs Vietnamese Pork Meatballs Recipe by Laraine Perri Yield 4 servings Wrap these flavorful meatballs in lettuce leaves with fresh mint and slivers of cucumber and carrot. Teresa Blackburn PrintEmail Ingredients 1/2 egg, lightly beaten2 tablespoons cornstarch1 tablespoon Asian fish sauce 1 tablespoon soy sauce1 tablespoon sugar1/4 cup finely minced shallots 2 garlic cloves, minced2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint1 pound ground pork Peanut oil for brushingOptional: Boston or bibb lettuce leaves Shredded carrots Slivered seedless cucumber Lime wedges Sriracha Instructions Whisk together egg, cornstarch, fish sauce, soy sauce and sugar in a medium bowl. Stir in shallots, garlic, and mint. Add pork and combine gently by hand. Form mixture into 2 dozen walnut-size meatballs. Thread onto skewers, 3 meatballs per skewer. Refrigerate 1 hour to firm. Heat a grill pan to medium-high. Lightly brush meatballs with oil, and grill turning often, reducing the heat if necessary, until browned on all sides and just cooked through, about 10 minutes. Serve on skewers, or with lettuce leaves and accompaniments for wrapping, if desired.