Friday, January 15, 2010

Asian Meatballs Over Peanut Fried Rice

14 - Asian Meatballs Over Peanut Fried Rice
When I saw this recipe last week over on Vanilla Sugar I was really intrigued by it. The idea of meatballs in Asian cooking got me first. Then the mixture of different sauces like black bean & pad thai seemed really interesting as well. I changed very little in the recipe except I left out the water chestnuts & bamboo shoots, substituting carrot for the crunch instead.

This dish was a nice change from the typical stir-fries we tend to make. The meatballs have a great texture & flavor (the ginger flavor is quite strong). the sauces blend together quite well. I really liked the peanut fried rice with the mixture of pad thai & soy sauce, I'd make it again even without the meatballs.

We made all the meatballs (we got 2 dozen) and froze half of them to use later & then made half of the peanut fried rice. This was a good-sized dinner for two. Visit Vanilla Sugar to try this recipe out for yourself.

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vanillasugarblog said...

glad you liked it. a lot of my dinner dishes are full of spice and/or heat. we didn't have much leftovers, any that we did we ate cold the next day wrapped in lettuce wraps. very good. in that recipe you sent me for the pot pie--it said 24 peppercorns, is this right?

Elle said...

Love this--looks wonderful!

Michelle said...

Peanut Fried Rice sounds so good! I've added Pine Nuts and Pecans to fried rice but not peanuts! Have to try it next time!

Sook said...

Those Asian meatballs look beautiful! And the rice, too. I should make it this coming week. Thanks!

Alicia Foodycat said...

That looks wonderful! So sticky and gorgeous.

George Gaston said...

Sounds like an amazing dish. I'll have to give it a try. Thanks...

grace said...

i thought dawn's recipe looked great too, and i like your adaptation of it!

Deborah said...

I've got the recipe bookmarked already!!

Lori said...

Those meatballs look delicious!

Lori said...

They look great Kat!

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