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Meatballs in sweet and sour sauce

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If you have ground beef and are tired of preparing meatballs in tomato sauce, you must try this recipe of meatballs in sweet and sour sauce. I got this recipe a few days ago, and of course I had to do some drastic changes. The result was delicious and refreshing. Excellent for those who like Asian flavor but keeping kitchen connected to home.
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Prep Time: 40 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 40 minutes


For the meatballs

  • 1 Pound Ground Meat
  • 3 Tablespoons Breadcrumbs
  • 5 Ounces Tomato Paste
  • 1 Eggs
  • 3 Tablespoons Water
  • A Pinch Sugar
  • As needed Salt
  • As needed Ground Black Pepper

For the Sauce

  • 1 Large Coarsely chopped Purple Onion
  • 2 Coarsely chopped Red Pepper
  • 1 Small optional Hot Pepper
  • 5 Ounces Tomato Paste
  • 3 Tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons Soya
  • 1 Tablespoon Sweet Chilli
  • 4 Tablespoons Brown Sugar
  • 700 ml Boiling Water
  • 1 Can in Syrup Canned Pineapple
  • Olive Oil


  • Mix all ingredients in a bowl until it forms a stable ball of dough. If it is too soft – you can add more bread crumbs until it is completely stabilized. (on the other hand, if it too dry – add a tablespoon of water)
  • Wrap the bowl with nylon and put in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.
  • Cut two slices of pineapple into small pieces
  • Take a smaller bowl and stir in the following ingredients: tomato paste, soy, sweet chili, balsamic vinegar, brown sugar and one third of a cup of pineapple juice. Mix everything it has all become one unified sauce. Taste and fix according to personal taste
  • After 20 minutes, remove the meat from the refrigerator, get your hands a bit wet, and with wet hands, make balls the size of a ping pong ball.
  • Heat olive oil in a large saucepan.
  • When the oil is hot, Fry the onion until its color becomes golden
  • Add the pepper and fry until they are soft
  • Pour the sauce in with the water (carefully) and bring to a boil
  • About the water – there should be enough liquid to cover at least two-thirds of the balls. So depending on your pot, add some water. In any case, you can always add more water later
  • When everything is boiling again carefully put the meatballs and sprinkle with pineapple chips
  • Leave to bubble for 4-5 minutes on high heat and then transfer heat to low and close the lid
  • Cook for an hour, whilst once every quarter of an hour giving an easy mix to the sauce to make sure the balls will absorb from all directions
  • That's it, you now have meatballs in sweet and sour sauce. Serve on white rice
  • Bon Appetite

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