Sweet and Sour Meatballs is an easy recipe for homemade
meatballs and sauce. Ground veal is flavored with fresh ginger, cilantro,
scallions and garlic, shaped into mini meatballs and simmered in a homemade
sweet and sour sauce. Serve over rice noodles, rice or quinoa for a flavorful
Drain pineapple chunks and juice. Reserve pineapple
chunks for later. Combine drained juice and cornstarch, stirring until smooth.
In medium sauce pot, combine pineapple juice, brown sugar,
vinegar, water, soy sauce and cornstarch mixture. Bring to a boil and boil 1
minute until thickened, stirring frequently.
Meanwhile, combine ground veal, breadcrumbs, egg,
scallions, cilantro, ginger, garlic and kosher salt. Shape into 30 mini
meatballs, about 1 Tablespoon each.
Carefully drop meatballs into sauce. Reduce heat and
simmer until meatballs are cooked through, about 15 minutes, stirring
occasionally. Stir in reserved pineapple chunks.
Top with sliced scallions and cilantro leaves.
Serve over rice noodles, rice, quinoa or cauliflower
rice, if desired.
Serve an as appetizer: Sweet and Sour Meatballs can also be served as an appetizer on skewers! Just place one meatball, pineapple chunk and cilantro leaf on skewer and serve with additional sauce on the side for dipping.