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Asian Pork Meatball Sandwich. Pork meatballs with an Asian flare, topped with sauted onions and in a sub roll. Perfect for an easy but satisfying lunch or dinner. 
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Asian Pork Meatball Sandwich

Pork meatballs with a bit of an Asian flare. Topped with sauted onions in a sub roll. Perfect for lunch or dinner. 
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: Meatball Sandwich
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 437kcal



  • 1.5 pounds ground pork
  • 1 large egg beaten
  • 1/2 cup plain panko bread crumbs
  • 1 tbsp chives chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped finely
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup marinara sauce
  • 1 cup tomato sauce


  • sub rolls
  • cilantro chopped



  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cover baking pan with parchment paper or baking mat.
  • In a large bowl, mix together all ingredients for meatballs. Once well mixed, form into about 1.5 tbsp sized balls. Placed balls on prepared baking pan.
  • Bake balls for 15 minutes.


  • Heat olive oil in a large sauce pan over medium-high heat. Add onion and saute until soft.
  • Add following 9 ingredients and stir well. Bring to a simmer and reduce heat to low.
  • Add meatballs to sauce and let simmer, uncovered, for about 20 minutes.
  • Serving
  • Serve on sub rolls with cilantro. May also top with cheese.


Calories: 437kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 1928mg | Potassium: 758mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 670IU | Vitamin C: 10.1mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 2.8mg