Deep-Fried Meatballs with Spinach Filling


Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a single appetizer .
    • Difficulty


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By Irene Kuo

Published 1977

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These spinach-filled balls are excellent steamed or deep-fried. Make them large for a main dish or small for appetizers.


  • ¾ cup fresh or frozen chopped spinach
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1


Making the meatballs

If using fresh spinach, wash about ½ pound of it and blanch it about 30 seconds in a lot of boiling water. Drain, press dry, and chop. If using frozen spinach, thaw it and march-chop it a few times to refine its consistency. Put it in a mixing bowl, add the soy sauc