Sweet and Sour Meat Balls Recipe

Sweet and Sour Meat BallsIngredients for Sweet and Sour Meat Balls:

For the meat balls:

  • 1 lb minced beef or pork
  • 3 sweet peppers
  • 3 pineapple rings
  • Salt and pepper

For the sauce:

  • 1 or 2 cloves of garlic (peeled and crushed)
  • 1 tablespoon cornflour
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 4 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey or demerara sugar
  • ¼ pint chicken stock (oxo cube is fine)

Method Sweet and Sour Meat Balls:

  1. Season the minced beef or pork and shape into small balls. Dip in seasoned flour and fry in hot oil until cooked and golden brown.
  2. Cut the peppers into strips (removing the pith and seeds) and saute lightly in a little oil.
  3. Cut the pineapple rings into 12 pieces.
  4. Blend the cornflour with the soy sauce, vinegar, honey or sugar, chicken stock and crushed garlic and pour into a pan.
  5. Add the green pepper slices and pineapple and heat, simmer until thick.
  6. Pour over the meat balls.

Serves 4. Great accompanied with cooked long grain rice or noodles. If trying to keep carb-count lower and increase veggies they also go well with spiralised courgette.

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