Sweet and Sour Meatballs (Suan T'ien Niu Jou Po Lo La Tzu)

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Beef meatballs, carrot, onion and pineapple pieces simmered in a pineapple sweet and sour sauce. Serve hot over steamed white rice.

INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings):


  • In a mixing bowl, combine the ground beef, egg, cornstarch, salt, diced onion and pepper. Form into 1 inch meatballs; about 20.
  • In a large skillet over medium heat, brown the meatballs; drain fat and set aside.
  • Heat the oil in a large saucepan over low heat. Pour in the pineapple juice and simmer for a few minutes.
  • In a small bowl, combine the 3 tablespoons of cornstarch, soy sauce, vinegar and water. Stir until smooth and pour into the pineapple juice. Add the sugar and simmer until thickened, stirring constantly.
  • Place the meatballs, pineapple pieces, green pepper, carrot and onion into the sauce mixture. Heat thoroughly.