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How to make this Multipurpose Meat Paste

Updated: Apr 15, 2020

This Multipurpose Meat paste is a great recipe to learn. This paste can be used to make meatballs, fried meat cakes, as a filling in dumplings, as a based to making Vietnamese ham or whatever your heart desires. This recipe uses pork but feel free to change the meat to chicken or beef.


Multipurpose Meat Paste

makes 1lb

Ingredients 1 lb. ground Pork 1/2 tablespoon Baking Powder 1 tablespoon Tapioca Starch 2 teaspoon Sugar 1 1/2 tablespoon Oil 1 tablespoon Fish Sauce


  1. Add all the ingredients to the food processor.

  2. Pulse, stopping the machine occasionally to scrape down the sides with a rubber spatula.

  3. Grind until the mixture is all grinded down.

  4. The paste is ready to use, or it can be covered and refrigerated for up to 3 days. For long-term storage, store in the freezer for up to 2 months.


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