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Basic Deep Fried Porkballs

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Porkballs are a favorite snack among many and so is this Basic Deep Fried Porkballs for me and my family. It is best you use some neutral oil like Canola to prepare this Basic Deep Fried Porkballs. Thus you can make an inexpensive and at the same time tasty dish!
  Pork 1 Pound
  Fresh root ginger slice 1
  Cornstarch 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Frying)
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Soy sauce 2 Teaspoon

1. Mince or grind pork and ginger root.
2. Blend cornstarch and cold water to a paste, then stir in salt and soy sauce. Add to pork and ginger and mix. well. Form into walnut size balls, but do not overhandle or pack too tightly. Meanwhile heat oil.
3. Add porkballs one at a time, and deep fry several at once, turning frequently for even cooking. When porkballs float, remove from pan and let cool slightly.
4. Reheat oil. Return porkballs to fry 1 minute more. (Cut one open to make sure meat is no longer pink.) Drain on paper toweling.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4722 Calories from Fat 4209

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 476 g732%

Saturated Fat 64.1 g320.7%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 299.3 mg99.8%

Sodium 1761.7 mg73.4%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.33 g1.3%

Sugars 0.2 g

Protein 99 g197.8%

Vitamin A Vitamin C 0.18%

Calcium 3.1% Iron 28.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Basic Deep Fried Porkballs Recipe