My Family's Standby Meatballs in Teriyaki Sauce

My Family's Standby Meatballs in Teriyaki Sauce

If you coat meatballs with thickened teriyaki sauce they're really good. I recommend this for people who don't like vinegar (since Japanese meatballs tend to have a vinegary sauce).

Ingredients: 2 servings

Ground meat
200 g
2 tablespoons
Salt and pepper
a small amount
a small amount
1 teaspoon
Thickened teriyaki sauce
2 tablespoons
2 tablespoons
☆Soy sauce
2 1/2 tablespoons
1 tablespoon
☆Katakuriko slurry
2 tablespoons


1. Put the ground meat, egg, finely chopped onion, salt and pepper, nutmeg, sake and flour in a plastic bag, and knead well.
2. Take out spoonfuls of the mixture and roll into balls with your hands. Deep fry until browned.
3. Drain the fried meatballs on a plate lined with paper towels. Put the thickened teriyaki sauce ingredients in a frying pan and heat.
4. When the sauce comes to a boil it will have thickened. Add the fried meatballs and coat with the sauce.

Story Behind this Recipe

I made deep fried meatballs with teriyaki sauce, for my husband who isn't too fond of vinegar.