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Sweet and Sour Cocktail Meatballs

With Mazola® Rightblend Oil

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SERVING SIZE

5 DOZEN

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TOTAL TIME

40 MINUTES

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SKILL LEVEL

BEGINNER

Ingredients:

MEATBALLS:

  • 1 pound lean ground pork, beef or turkey
  • 1 can (8 ounces) water chestnuts, drained and finely chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup plain dry bread crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

SAUCE:

  • 1 tablespoon Mazola® RightBlend Oil
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green onions
  • 2/3 cup beef bouillon
  • 3/4 cup Crown® Lily White® Corn Syrup
  • 1/2 cup chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger

Instructions:

  1. Combine ground meat, water chestnuts, egg, bread crumbs and salt in a medium bowl. Shape into about 60 1-inch meatballs; set aside.
  2. Heat oil over medium-high heat in 10- to 12-inch skillet. Add green onions and cook 1 minute, stirring frequently. Blend in bouillon, corn syrup, chili sauce, vinegar and ginger.
  3. Add meatballs to sauce; bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove meatballs with slotted spoon. Increase heat to medium-high; gently boil sauce 6 to 9 minutes or until thickened. Pour sauce over meatballs.
  4. Serve with cocktail picks.
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