Korean Meatballs with Vinegar Sauce

Ingredients


FOR MEATBALLS

    * 500 ml (~2 cups) ground beef
    * 3 Tbsp soy sauce
    * 2 scallions, finely chopped
    * 3 garlic cloves, minced
    * 1 Tbsp sesame seed, toasted and crushed
    * 1/2 Tbsp sesame oil
    * fresh ground black pepper, to taste
    * all-purpose flour, for coating
    * 2 eggs, beaten
    * vegetable oil (for frying)



FOR SAUCE

    * 1 Tbsp soy sauce
    * 2 Tbsp rice vinegar
    * 1 cm (~1/2 in.)  ginger, grated
    * 2 tsp sesame seeds, toasted and crushed
    * 1/2 tsp chillie powder
    * 1 pinch sugar


Method:

   1. Mix together ingredients for the dipping sauce.
   2. For the meatballs, mix the ground beef, soy sauce, scallions, sesame seeds, sesame oil, and pepper. Let sit for about a half hour.
   3. Form the meat mixture into balls about 1-1/2 inches in diameter. Toss in flour and dip in egg, letting any extra egg drip off.
   4. Heat oil in a non-stick skillet, and fry the meatballs until browned, cooked through and crisp all around .
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