Spicy Meatballs with Garlic Brown Rice Noodles

Cooking method:

Ninja Foodi Multi-Cooker OP300
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total time: 3h 30 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 4 people

Spicy Meatballs with Garlic Brown Rice Noodles

This is a great lunch or dinner idea.

You can make it in large batches and keep in the airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days.

If you don’t like brown rice noodles, you can serve it with rice or soba noodles.

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For the meatballs

  • 500g pork or beef mince meat
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp chopped ginger
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic

For the chilli sauce

  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar or white vinegar or rice vinegar
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tsp chili flakes
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 dried chillies ( optional)


  • Baby bokchoi
  • Brown rice noodles, cooked
  • Sesame seeds
  • Fresh coriander
  • 1 tbsp cornflour
  • 3 tbsp all purpose flour

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  • Step 1

    In a Large bowl mix together meatball ingredients until well combined.

  • Step 2

    Shape into balls, use small ice-cream scoop to form same size balls.

  • Step 3

    Roll each ball in all purpose flour.

  • Step 4

    Set your Ninja Foodi Multicooker on sear, add 1 tbsp of oil and fry meatballs for a minute or two

  • Step 5

    Add all sauce ingredients, mix until all is well combined

  • Step 6

    Change setting to slow cook option. Choose medium heat and 3h time. Close the lid and let it cook.

  • Step 7

    After the time it’s done, mix cornflour with 2-3 tbsp of water and add it to the meatballs. The sauce will get thicker.

  • Step 8

    Serve with cooked noodles and your favourite toppings as vegetables or seeds. Sprinkle with fresh coriander