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Grandma's Pork Fritters

Grandma’s Pan-Fried Pork Fritters

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 14 - 2 inch patties 1x
  • Category: Meat
  • Method: Pan-fry
  • Cuisine: Chinese

Description

Full of flavor, these homemade pork patties are savory and rich. They’re a meat-lover’s favorite. With only 8 ingredients, they can be made into a weeknight meal or served as an appetizer. 


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Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb ground pork (75% lean, 25% fat)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp. soy sauce
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • 6 T. cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 medium onion (finely diced)
  • Oil for frying

Instructions

  1. Combine: Mix all ingredients in a large bowl.  
  2. Pan-fry: Heat 1 T. of oil in a large pan. With a spoon, drop 1.5-2T. of the filling onto the pan and with a flat spatula, press down slightly until 1/4-inch thick. You can push the edges in slightly if needed to form a circle.
  3. Fry 2-3 minutes on medium high on each side or until tiny bubbles start forming. When the edges start to brown, it’s time to flip.
  4. Serve with rice and/or a veggie dish.

Keywords: Pork, Fritters