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Waikiki Meatballs Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Casey Norr
Added: Monday, May 12, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 lb. ground beef
2/3 c. cracker crumbs
1/3 c. minced onion
1 egg
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. ginger
1/4 c. milk
1 T. shortening
2 T. cornstarch
1/2 c. brown sugar, packed
1 can (13 1/2 oz.) pineapple tidbits
1/3 c. vinegar
1 T. soy sauce
1/3 c. chopped green pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Mix thoroughly beef, bread crumbs, onion, egg, salt, ginger and milk. Shape mixture by rounded tablespoonfuls into balls. Melt shortening in a large skillet. Brown and cook meatballs. Remove meatballs and keep warm. Pour fat from skillet. Mix cornstarch and sugar. Stir in reserved pineapple syrup, vinegar, and soy sauce until smooth. Pour into skillet; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir 1 minute. Add meat balls, pineapple tidbits and green pepper; heat through. Serve with rice.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 - 6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
60 minutes

 

 

 

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