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Waikiki Meatballs Recipe

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Rene' Cheney
Added: Wednesday, June 18, 2008


1-1/2 lbs ground beef
2/3 c. cracker crumbs
1/3 c. minced onions
1 egg
1-1/2 t. salt
1/4 t. ginger
1/4 c. milk

2 T cornstarch
1/2 c. brown sugar
1 can- (14oz.) pineapple chunks; drained
1/3 c. vinegar
1 T. soy sauce
1/3 c. chopped green pepper

Mix thoroughly beef, crumbs, onion, egg, ginger and milk. Shape mixture by rounded tablespoonfuls into balls. Melt shortening in large skillet; brown and cook meatballs. Remove meatballs keep warm. Pour fat from skillet.

Mix cornstarch and sugar. Stir in reserve 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 meatballs, pineapple tidbits and green pepper; heat through.

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Personal Notes:
This is a recipe I received from the Whitmers.




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