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Thai Shrimp and Pork Meatballs

Thai Shrimp and Pork Meatballs are a perfectly tender and flavor packed meatball. Serve a few as an appetizer or pile them on for a main dish!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Servings 6 people


  • 1 pounds ground pork
  • 2 cups chopped, raw shrimp can substitute cooked shrimp instead
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped, fresh green beans can substitute 1/2 cup canned beans
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped, green onion
  • 2 tbsp chopped, fresh ginger
  • 2 cloves chopped, fresh garlic
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2-1/2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tsp sugar I use monk sugar
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • oil to coat skillet


  • Add ground pork to a bowl. In a food processor, add shrimp, ginger, garlic and green onions. Pulse until shrimp is course and ginger and garlic are chopped.
  • Add shrimp mixture to ground pork and add remaining ingredients. Mix together with hands until all ingredients are well incorporated.
  • Preheat skillet over medium heat and lightly coat with oil. Make a test meatball to cook and taste, making sure you're meatballs are well seasoned before cooking all meatballs.
  • Fry remaining meatballs until lightly browned on the outside and cooked through.
  • Once meatballs are done serve or rice, caulirice or zoodles. Can serve with Sriracha, Sriracha mayo or your favorite dipping sauce on the side.
Keyword Meatballs, Thai food, Thai Shrimp and Pork Meatballs