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Pork Balls Vermicelli Noodle Soup

Pork Balls Vermicelli Noodle Soup - Chinese Recipes For All

Some days you need an easy recipe. This is one of those days.

Delicious pork balls with vermicelli noodles, our favourite! Mix this up with any vegetables you like. A really quick and simple dish for you to try at home.

Time: Prep 5 mins / Cooking 20 mins

Difficulty: Easy



Serves 2

For the pork balls (makes approx 12 balls):

  • 250g minced pork
  • 1 spring onion, finely chopped
  • 4 tbsp cornflour
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2tsp salt
  • 1/2 egg, beaten
  • A pinch of white pepper

For the dish:

  • 1300ml water
  • 2 ginger slices
  • 1 spring onion, cut white part into 1 inch chunks and thinly slice green part
  • 6 baby sweetcorns
  • 4-6 tender stemmed brocolli
  • 10-12 sugar snap peas
  • 1 tsp salt, or to taste
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce, or to taste
  • 1/2tsp sesame oil
  • 180g dry vermicelli noodles

Watch how we make it:



Prepare the ginger and spring onion for the dish. Boil 1300ml water in the kettle.


For the pork balls, prepare the spring onion and beat 1/2 egg.

Ready? Let's cook!


Put your mince pork meat in a bowl. Add in spring onion, cornflour, sugar, sesame oil, soy sauce, salt and white pepper. Mix this together well. Then add in 1/2 beaten egg and mix this in.


Roll approx 12 pork balls (about 1 inch in size) and set aside.


Pour 1200ml water into a saucepan on high heat. Once it starts to simmer, add ginger strips and the white parts of the spring onion. Then add in the meatballs and boil for 10 minutes.


Add the baby sweetcorn, tender stemmed brocolli and the sugar snap peas and boil for another 3 minutes.


Add salt, sesame oil and the soy sauce and mix in. Taste to check the stock is as you want it.


Take pan off heat and leaving the stock inside, share the veg and meat into 2 bowls.


Put the pan back onto the heat and place the dry vermicelli noodles into the stock and boil for 3 minutes.


Add vermicelli noodles and stock to bowls and garnish with the rest of the thinly sliced spring onion.

Done! 祝您好胃口!

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