Sweet And Sour Meatballs Recipe

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Sweet and Sour meatballs

Marian Arbour

By
@yfcsc

I like making sweet and savory food..my family tease me because my wooden spoons are marked Sweet on one and Savory on the other.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1
slice whole wheat bread
1 1/2 lb
ground chicken or turkey
1/4 tsp
fresh grated ginger
1 Tbsp
soy sauce, light1/4
1/4 tsp
tabasco or hot sauce {optional}
1/4 c
cider vinegar
3/4 c
water, cold
1 can(s)
10 1/2 oz..beef broth
2 Tbsp
ketchup
1 Tbsp
soy sauce, light
2 pkg
molasses
1/4 c
light brown sugar packed
1
8 0z can pineapple chunks in juice undrained
3 Tbsp
cornstarch
2
medium zucchini sliced 1/4 inch
8 0z can water chestnuts drained
11 oz
can mandarin oranges drained
10
grape tomatoes cut in half
2 c
rice cooked to package directions

Directions Step-By-Step

1
MEATBALLS..crumble bread into bowl add chicken and rest of meat ball ingredients,,mix lightly,,moisten hands and roll into 45 small balls..fry in a tbsp of oil or place on cookie sheet and bake at 350F for 25 Minutes'.
2
SAUCE.....In large pot combine vinegar,1/2 cup water,beef broth,ketchup,soy sauce,molasses brown sugar, and pineapple chunks and juice, bring sauce to a boil combine cornstarch and remaining cold water mix thoroughly and add to pot mixing while adding to pot and cook til sauce thickens.
3
Turn down heat and add zucchini to sauce and cook for 2 minutes add meatballs,chestnuts,oranges and tomatoes just til heated through..pour sauce over cooked rice.
4
Cook rice to package directions..an added touch is to brown 2 tablespoons sesame seeds in dry frying pan and sprinkle,over meatballs when serving...{be careful when browning sesame seeds as they will burn easily.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Canadian