Serves 8


  • Minced Beef, 500 grams
  • Bread Crumbs, 8 tablespoons
  • Worcestershire sauce, 2 tablespoons
  • Egg, 1 (lightly beaten)
  • Chopped Chives, 2 tablespoons
  • Minced Garlic, 1 tablespoon
  • Ketchup, 16 tablespoons
  • Sweet Chilli Sauce, 8 tablespoons
  • Brown Sugar, 8 tablespoons
  • Apple Cider Vinegar, 2 tablespoons
  • Cooking Oil, 4 tablespoons
  • Salt, to taste 
  • Pepper, to taste


  1. In a bowl, add minced beef, bread crumbs, chopped chives, worcestershire sauce, egg, garlic, salt, pepper, and mix well. Set aside for 1 hour to marinate.
  2. After 1 hour, roll the meat mixture into meatball. (approximately 2cm)
  3. In a frying pan, add in cooking oil, and fry the meatballs till browned.
  4. In a 3.0L Thermos® Shuttle Chef® inner pot, add in ketchup, sweet chilli sauce, brown sugar, apple cider vinegar, salt, pepper, and bring it to a boil.
  5. When boiling, add in meatballs and simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. After 5 minutes, close the inner pot lid and transfer to the Shuttle Chef® outer pot. Let it sit aside to continue cooking for at least 4 hours.
  7. Before serving, toss well the meatballs well with the sauce, and garnish with chopped chives.
  8. Serve on toothpicks. (optional)


  • This recipe is based on using a 3.0L Thermos® Shuttle Chef® TCRA-3000. You may adjust the ingredients quantity based on the capacity of the Shuttle Chef®.


Photos and recipe courtesy of Thermos Singapore team.