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Sweet & Sour Meatballs Recipe

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This recipe for Sweet & Sour Meatballs, by , is from Doc's Delicious Dishes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Ben Stohler
Added: Wednesday, December 10, 2008


1 lb lean ground beef
1 c. soft bread crumbs
1 egg, slightly beaten
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground coriander
2 Tbsp prepared horseradish
corn starch
1/2 c. oil
1 Tbsp oil
1 clove garlic, peeled, crushed
1/4 c. chopped onion
1 (8-1/2-oz.) can water chestnuts
1 (15-1/2-oz.) can unsweetened pineapple chunks, drained, reserve 1/2 cup juice
2 cups hot cooked rice.

Sweet & Sour Sauce:
1/3 c. sugar
1/3 c. cider vinegar
2 Tbsp soy sauce
2 Tbsp sherry
1/4 c. tomato sauce or ketchup
2 Tbsp corn starch dissolved in 1/2 cup reserved pineapple juice

In a large bowl, combine beef with bread crumbs, egg, salt, coriander and horseradish. Mix thoroughly. Shape into 8 small balls. Roll each in cornstarch. Heat oil in wok to 375 Fry meatballs, a few at a time, until browned. Remove and set aside. Drain and dry wok. Heat 1 Tbsp oil in wok. Add garlic and fry until browned; remove and discard. Add onion and stir-fry for 30 seconds. Reduce heat. Add meatballs, water chestnuts and pineapple chunks. Pour in sweet & sour sauce. Stir until heated. Serve over hot cooked rice.
Sauce: Combine all ingredients in saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring, until sauce is thickened. Remove from heat and set aside.

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