I love dishes made from taro and if I see a dish using Taro I will definitely try it out. If you love taro you will love this dish. These meatballs are crispy on the outside, soft, tender and very flavorful on the inside.
1 pound ground lean pork or any ground meat of your choice
½ pound shrimp – shelled, deveined and finely chopped
1/2 pound of taro – peel, steamed and mashed
1 can water chestnuts – chopped
1 small carrot – finely grated
1/4 onion finely chopped
2 tbsp of cornstarch
2 tablespoons oyster sauce
2 tablespoons Aloha shoyu soy sauce
½ teaspoon sesame oil
½ teaspoon pepper
Salt to taste
1. In a mixing bowl, mix all the ingredients together and put it aside in the fridge to marinate for an hour.
2. Shape the meatballs into desire size and pan fry in 2 Tablespoons of oil. Serve warm or at room temperature.
Note : If you prefer to bake them, make sure you drizzle them with a little olive oil before baking them in a preheated 400 degree oven for about 30-35 minutes or until cooked through.