Pork, fennel & chilli meatballs

Contains pork – recipe is for non-Muslims only
Serve these Mediterranean meaty bites on cocktail sticks next time you have guests

  • Prep:15 mins
    Cook:25 mins
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 179
  • fat 12g
  • saturates 4g
  • carbs 2g
  • sugars 1g
  • fibre 1g
  • protein 17g
  • salt 0.2g


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • ½ bulb fennel, chopped
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes
  • 2 tsp fennel seed
  • 500g pack pork mince


  1. Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a large frying pan, add onion and fennel and cook for 8 mins until soft. Add chilli flakes and fennel seeds and cook for a further 2 mins. Remove from the heat and allow to cool, then mix in pork mince with some seasoning. Form into bite-sized balls.

  2. Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a large frying pan. Add the meatballs and cook for 10-15 mins until golden and cooked through. Serve at room temperature with cocktail sticks.

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