Sweet and Sour Cantonese Meat Balls

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 220.5
  • Total Fat: 16.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 91.7 mg
  • Sodium: 448.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 2.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.1 g
  • Protein: 14.4 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Sweet and Sour Cantonese Meat Balls calories by ingredient


over rice over rice
Number of Servings: 6


    1 Lb Ground Beef
    1 large egg
    1 tsp Corn Starch
    1 1/2 tsp fine chopped onion

    1/3 cup pineapple juice
    1/3 can pineapple chunks
    1 small green pepper
    3 tbsp vinegar
    3 tbsp water
    3 tbsp cornstarch
    1/3 cup sugar
    1 tbsp soy sauce
    2/3 cup stock


Mix well and form into balls about the size of a walnut. Fry and turn in hot olive oil until brown. When brown remove to baking dish.

In oil of meat add:
1/3 cup pineapple juice and 1/3 of can of pineapple chunks
1 small green pepper, cut into small pieces and cook over low heat a few minutes.

Make Sauce by adding:
2 Tbsp Vinegar
3 Tbsp Water
3 Tbsp Cornstarch
1/3 Cup Sugar
1 Tbsp Soy Sauce
2/3 Cup Stock
Cook until thickened, then add to Meat Balls.
Bake for about 15 minutes while flavors blend
OPTION: Put meat balls and sauce in a slow cooker and set on low. Can serve right from slow cooker.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KENHICKS.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    Love it!!! - 1/13/15

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    Very Good
    I made these for supper tonight and thought they turned out great. Will make again. - 12/29/10

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    Definitely one to make again - 11/14/10

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    This was a great recipe I loved it so did my husband! Sauce works great with frozen meatballs as well. I've done both ways. - 12/9/08

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    Yummy! My picky eaters went back for seconds. - 6/2/08