Keto Pork Meatballs

Keto Pork Meatballs
Keto Pork Meatballs

These keto pork meatballs are made with ground pork, ginger, garlic, scallions, Worcestershire sauce and soy sauce. They are delicious and easy to make and will be ready in 15 minutes in the air fryer. Don’t worry if you do not have an air fryer. You can absolutely make these in a skillet.

We are going to serve them with a Thai peanut sauce which we will dilute with hot black tea and add garlic, ginger, chili pepper, soy sauce and fish sauce. The traditional sauce is made with brown sugar but we will not add any to this to keep it keto. It tastes wonderful anyway!

You can make these with ground beef if you prefer. That will work as well. Enjoy these as an appetizer or a meal with a side salad. Delish! Freeze any left overs for up to two months.

I used my Kyvol air fryer to make these keto pork meatballs. I am in love with that machine. It has a large basket (I didn’t have to work in batches) and cooks food to perfection. You can purchase it here if you would like. Amazon will give me a small commission if you do. Thanks!

Enjoy these other keto recipes in the air fryer. Air Fryer Pork Chops and Air Fryer Salmon with Lemon Butter

Keto Pork Meatballs with Thai Peanut Sauce

Serves 4 to 6

1 cup peanut butter
1/2 to 3/4 cup of strong steeped black tea — hot
1 teaspoon grated ginger
2 garlic cloves — minced
1 small chili pepper (such as serrano or jalapeño) — minced
2 teaspoons soy sauce
2 teaspoons lime juice
2 teaspoons oil (I used avocado)
2 teaspoon fish sauce

Place the peanut butter into a small bowl. Add 1/2 a cup of hot tea and mix. If it is still thick, add more tea 1/8th cup at a time. Mix well.

Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well. Taste for salt and adjust if necessary.

1/6th of the sauce – Calories 272.585 kcal, Fat, Total 22.864 g, Saturated Fat 2.845 g, Sugar, Total 1.580 g, Total Carbohydrate 10.324 g, Fiber 4.088 g
, Protein 11.162 g, Cholesterol 0.000 mg, Trans Fatty Acid 0.000 g, Sodium 204.058 mg,

1 1/2 pounds ground pork (or beef)
3 garlic cloves — minced
6 scallions — trimmed and chopped (white, light green and dark green)
1 teaspoon grated ginger
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon turmeric
2 teaspoons soy sauce
Salt & Pepper

Place the pork in a bowl. Add all the other ingredients and mix them in well with your hands. Make sure everything gets mixed.

Make the meatballs about the size of a walnut. I got 20 from mine. Try and make them all the same size. Make a small indentation on the bottom of the meatballs with your thumb.

Preheat the air fryer.

Place the meatballs in the basket. Do not over crowd. If you need to work in batches.

Choose ‘beef’ from the menu and cook at 350F (175 C) for 15 minutes.

3.5 meatballs – Calories 150.889 kcal, Fat, Total 4.684 g, Saturated Fat 1.630 g, Sugar, Total 0.676 g, Total Carbohydrate 2.927 g, Fiber 0.655 g, Protein 24.560 g, Cholesterol 66.905 mg, Trans Fatty Acid 0.036 g, Sodium 171.118 mg,

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