Glazed Pineapple Meatball Appetizers

Andy Anderson !

By
@ThePretentiousWichitaChef

I love these little bites, and so do most of my clients. I use my own homemade meatballs, and a “special” sauce to coat them. They’re easy to make, and can keep your guests happy, while waiting for the main course to arrive.

So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

PLAN/PURCHASE

24 small
meatballs
1 can(s)
(14 ounces) pineapple slices, in natural juice

THE GLAZE

1 1/2 Tbsp
arrowroot powder
1 c
coconut sugar, or light brown sugar
1/4 c
cider vinegar
1 Tbsp
tamari sauce
2 tsp
worcestershire
reserved juice from the sliced pineapple, about 1.5 cups

Directions Step-By-Step

1
PREP WORK
2
Chef’s Note: Here’s a link to my favorite meatball recipe:
Delicious Beef & Pork Meatballs
3
Drain the juice from the can of sliced pineapple, and reserve.
4
Cut up the pineapple into 1-inch (2.5cm) chunks, and reserve.
5
THE GLAZE
6
Gather your ingredients.
7
Add all the ingredients to a saucepan over medium heat.
8
Chef’s Note: If the amount of the pineapple juice doesn’t equal 1.5 cups, then add some water to make up the difference.
9
Whisk until thoroughly combined.
10
Allow the glaze to simmer until the sauce begins to thicken, about 10 – 12 minutes.
11
Add the meatballs, and continue to simmer for an additional 5 – 7 minutes.
12
PLATE/PRESENT
13
Place a pineapple chunk on top, and hold together with a skewer, or toothpick.
14
Serve while still nice and warm. Enjoy.
15
Keep the faith, and keep cooking.
16
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About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Meat Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American