Bola-bola (Filipino-style meatballs) can be served as an appetizer or stirred into soup. Some versions of this recipe roll the meatballs in flour or bread crumbs before frying for a crisp coating. Serve plain or with a dipping sauce. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen,
- 1 large egg, lightly beaten
- 1 small onion, finely chopped
- 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 teaspoons soy sauce
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1 pound ground pork
- Oil for deep-fat frying
- Banana ketchup, optional
- Chopped green onions, optional
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In a deep cast-iron or electric skillet, heat oil to 375°. Fry meatballs, a few at a time, until golden brown on all sides, 2-4 minutes. Drain on paper towels. If desired, serve with banana ketchup and garnish with green onions.
1 meatball: 49 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 64mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.