Your new favourite protein snack: Asian pork and veggie rice balls

Don’t these Asian pork and veggie rice balls from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge look fantastic?

These are a great savoury snack that can be kept in the fridge for 3-4 days or in the freezer for up to two months.

Just grab 2-3 balls per person and reheat when you want a quick and delicious protein filled snack.

As part of the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge you’ll be having 3 main meals and 3 healthy snacks per day. There’s no going hungry while you lose pregnancy weight.


Asian pork and veggie rice balls

Ingredients (Makes 4 servings)

  • 1/2 cup basmati rice, uncooked (90 grams)
  • 1 spring onion, finely sliced (15 grams)
  • 1 stalk celery, finely diced (40 grams)
  • 1 medium carrot, grated (70 grams)
  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten (25 grams)
  • 4 tsp black or white sesame seeds (16 grams)
  • 2 tsp tamari (gluten free soy sauce) (10 mls)
  • 150 grams lean pork mince
  • cooking oil spray


  1. Cook rice as per packet instructions and allow to cool. Preheat oven to 180C / gas mark 4 and line a tray with baking paper.
  2. Combine the cooled rice with all other ingredients, excluding the cooking oil spray, and mix together well with your hands.
  3. Shape the mixture into 8-12 balls and place the prepared baking tray.
  4. Lightly spray the balls with cooking oil spray and bake for 20 minutes or until golden and crispy.
  5. Serve 2-3 balls per person. Leftover balls can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-4 days and reheated (or enjoyed cold) or freeze for up to 2 months.

175 calories per serve

Want to lose weight in a healthy way?

If you are interested in kickstarting your weight loss and want to improve your energy – not to mention – improve your overall health and wellbeing – our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge is an awesome program to check out. 

Our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge includes:

  • 28 days of at home exercise routines (no gym needed) – with video instruction
  • Customisable and breastfeeding friendly meal plans (including a 7 day cleanse)
  • Time-efficient exercises for busy mums – under 30 mins
  • Challenge combines Pilates exercises with interval and circuit training (HIIT)
  • Suitable for basic to advanced fitness levels
  • Home to thousands of EASY-TO-MAKE recipes!

To learn more about our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge click on the link.

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