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Hawaiian Meatballs - Recipe

An appetizer with a sweet, oriental twist.
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Hawaiian Meatballs Recipe
  • Mix together beef, crumbs, onion, egg, salt, ginger & milk.
  • Shape mixture into 1" balls.
  • Melt shortening or vegetable oil in large skillet.
  • Cook and brown meatballs until done, 10-15 minutes. Remove and keep warm in 200 degree oven.
  • Pour fat from skillet, discard.
  • Mix cornstarch and sugar. Whisk in reserved pineapple syrup, vinegar, and soy sauce until smooth. Pour into skillet, cook over medium heat, whisking constantly until mixture thickens and boils.
  • Add meatballs, tidbits and green pepper. Heat thoroughly.
  • *Can be stored and/or frozen in plastic sealed bags or container.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Container: Large mixing bowl, skillet
Serving Size: 2 pieces
-1 1/2 pounds ground beef
-2/3 cup cracker crumbs or bread crumbs (plain)
-1/3 cup minced onion
- egg
-1 1/2 teaspoons salt
-1/4 teaspoon ginger (powdered)
-1/4 cup milk
-1 tablespoon shortening or vegetable oil
-2 tablespoons cornstarch
-1/2 cup brown sugar
-13 ounces 1 can, pineapple tidbits, drained and reserve syrup
-1/3 cup vinegar (apple cider)
-1 tablespoon soy sauce
-1/3 cup green pepper