WATCH: How to Make Pork Meatballs in Sweet and Sour Sauce
Turn to this easy meatball recipe on busy weekdays.
Need an easy weekday dish? This pork meatballs recipe can be made ahead: prep the meatballs ahead of time and use for this recipe!
Pork Meatballs in Sweet and Sour Sauce
Prep time 20 minutes
Cooking time20 minutes
1/2 kilo ground pork
1 medium carrot, minced
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
1 medium egg
1 tablespoon flour
oil, for frying
1 cup sweet chili sauce
1 medium onion, sliced
1 small red bell pepper, julienned
1 small carrot, julienned
1/2 cup pineapple chunks
1/2 cup water
Make the meatballs: In a medium-sized bowl, mix the ground pork, carrots, salt, ground pepper, egg, and flour together until well combined.
Form into 1 ½-inch balls then set aside in the freezer for 10 minutes.
Pre-heat oil in a medium-sized pan. Fry meatballs until golden brown, about 8 to 10 minutes. Set aside.
Make the sauce: combine sweet chili sauce, onion, carrot, red bell pepper, pineapple chunks, and water in a pot. Allow to simmer for 10 minutes or until the sauce is a bit thick.
Drizzle over fried meatballs before serving.