Misua and Meatballs

Misua and Meatballs also known as Misua Bola-Bola is a simple and delicious Filipino noodle soup made from ground pork and Chinese salted wheat flour noodles. Some variations may include ground chicken instead of pork, seafood and with more vegetables. 

Misua with Meatballs is a hearty soup also known as the Filipino Almondigas. This noodle soup dish is so simple to make and considered a Filipino comfort food specially during rain days. 

Check out this easy to follow recipe! Watch the short video below on how easy it is to make a delicious Misua and Meatballs Soup.

Misua are thin, salted noodles made from wheat four and cooks quickly. This classic Filipino soup is easy to make any time of the day. A great recipe for the busy weeknights and a mid-afternoon snack for the family. 

This simple recipe is worth a try! Make it and share with family and friends. Save this recipe or Pin It for later.  Add more vegetables to this recipe like patola or even pechay (bok choy). 

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Meatballs Ingredients
  • 3/4 lb ground pork or chicken
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp. flour
Meatballs Instructions
  1. In a bowl, combine all above ingredients. Mix well to combine. 
  2. Scoop a spoonful and roll into a ball using a spoon. Refrigerate or freeze for an hour. 

Misua Soup Ingredients
  • 3 ounces Misua (Chinese salted wheat noodles)
  • 3 tbsp. cooking oil
  • 1tsp sesame oil
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 celery stem, chopped
  • 1 small red bell pepper, diced small (optional)
  • 1 Knorr chicken cube (bouillon)
  • 6 cups chicken broth or water (or more if needed)
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper
  • 1 tsp fish sauce 

Misua Soup Instructions
  1. Heat a deep pan and add cooking oil. Fry meatballs over medium heat until light brown. Remove and place in a plate lined with paper towel to drain excess oil and set aside. Discard the remaining oil. 
  2. Using the same pan, add sesame oil. Add garlic and cook until light brown. Add chopped garlic and cook until limp. 
  3. Add chopped celery and bell pepper, stir. Add chicken cube and stir. Cook for a minute. 
  4. Return fried meatballs to the pan and stir. Pour-in chicken broth or water. Cover and bring into a boil. 
  5. Season with ground pepper and fish sauce. Add Misua to the soup and stir gently. Cook for 2 minutes. Taste to see if more salt is needed and add accordingly. (Misua is kind of salty compare to other noodles so check if more salt is needed after adding the Misua noodles to the soup)
  6. Turn off the heat and garnish with chopped green onions. Serve hot and Enjoy!

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