Pork Meatballs With Tropical Fried Rice – The Macaroons

May 28, 2019

Pork Meatballs With Tropical Fried Rice

This dish is a nice and re-freshing warm summers dinner that will take you on a trip to the tropical oceans of Hawaii. It includes savory pork meatballs with a splash of hoison and soy sauce on top of a sweet pineapple infused fried rice. You can cook this meal for your family’s evening dinner or for a friendly summer’s beach bash.

How-To-Video (Ingredients & Instructions are below)


-1 lb ground pork

-1 Pineapple

-1 Fresh green onions

-1Tbsp of Fresh Ginger

-2 Cloves of Fresh Garlic

-2 eggs

-1/4 cup of Panko Crumbs

-1 Bell Pepper

-1 cup of Jasmine Rice

-3 Tbsp Hoison

-1 Tbsp Sesame Oil

-1 Tbsp Soy Sauce



1.Chop Green Onion and separate the white and the green into 2 bowls

2. Mince Garlic and Ginger and add to the bowl with the white of the onion

3. Cook garlic, ginger, and onion whites on medium high until fragrant

4. Put pork, bread crumbs, 1 egg, and cooked aromatics into a large bowl. Mix thoroughly.

5. Form pork mixture into bite-sized balls and set aside.

6. Bring rice to a boil in a pot with 2 cups of water and cook until water is absorbed.

7. Cook meatballs until all sides are brown and meatballs are cooked through. Leave juices in the pan.

8. Dice bell pepper and pineapple (keep separate)

9. Add bell pepper to pan with pork juices and cook until slightly softened.

10. Add cooked rice, 1 egg, and diced pineapple to the pan with the bell pepper, mix thoroughly.

11. Mix Hoisin, Soy Sauce, and Sesame oil in a bowl.

12. Put fried rice onto a plate, top with meatballs and mixed sauces, garnish with the green part of the green onion.

13. Enjoy!!


-Taste: 7  The Meatballs were fantastic (9) while the rice was bland (4). The rice definitely needs more flavor.

-Mouth Feel/Consistency: 10 The rice was perfectly moist and the meatballs where very tender.

-Visual Appeal: 9 The dish all together looked very colorful; it illustrated the vibrant sunset over the tropical islands of Hawaii.

-Smell: 9 The smells of this dish mixed well together to produce both a sweet and savory aroma.

-Creativity: 10 This dish was entirely created from scratch as a result of mixing Asian cuisines with tropical Hawaiian flavors.