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Meatball vermicelli stir fry is a simple comfort food consist of meatball and vermicelli. It is one of the popular comfort food in Asia included Indonesia. Almost every house here familiar with the taste of this menu. It tastes sweet and savory. Also, the ingredients are so simple. Despite its simple ingredients, it is still a delectable dish. Take your time for 15 minutes to make this dish!

Meatball Vermicelli Stir Fry

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indonesian
Keyword meatball, stir fry, vermicelli
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 4 portions Vermicelli Noodles for 4 people
  • 1000 ml Water
  • 3 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • ½ Onion small cubes
  • 2 cloves Garlic finely chopped
  • 4 cloves Shallots sliced
  • 2 Jalapeno sliced
  • 6 medium Indonesian Meatballs
  • ½ Carrot julienne cut
  • 1 cup Bok Choy chopped
  • ¼ cup Green Onion chopped
  • 2 tsp Sesame Oil
  • ½ cup Water
  • 1 tsp Chicken Stock Powder
  • 4 tbsp Sweet Soy Sauce
  • Pepper to your taste
  • Salt to your taste
  • Sesame Seeds for garnish


  1. Put vermicelli in 2 cups water until soften. Set aside.

  2. In the large pan or wok, heat the vegetable oil on medium heat.

  3. Sauté onion for 2 minutes then add garlic, shallot, jalapeno, chopped meatball, and carrot and continue cooking for 3 minutes.

  4. Add bok choy and green onion and stir for 1 minute then add 1/2 cup water.

  5. After the water boil, add vermicelli, sesame oil, chicken stock powder, and sweet soy sauce.

  6. Adjust the taste with salt and pepper then stir until well combined.

  7. Turn off the heat.

  8. Garnish with sesame seeds and meatball vermicelli stir fry is ready to serve.

Recipe Notes

  • If you can't find Indonesian meatball or bakso, you can substitute it with sausage or any meat you like such as chicken, shrimp, clam, or beef.
  • You can go vegetarian or vegan by substitute bakso with mushroom, tofu, or tempeh. And also substitute chicken stock powder with mushroom stock powder.