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Meatballs Oriental

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Ingredients
  Ground beef 1 Pound
  Bread cubes 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 1 Small, slightly beaten
  Onions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), finely chopped
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Allspice 1⁄4 Teaspoon, grounded
  Pineapple chunks in pineapple juice 12 Ounce (1 Can)
  Beef broth 10 1⁄2 Ounce, condensed (1 Can)
  Water chestnuts 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), sliced
  Ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon, grounded
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Green pepper To Taste, diced
  Cooked rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Drain canned pineapple chunks by preserving its juice.

MAKING
2. In a bowl, combine bread cubes, beef, onion, egg, salt and 1/8 tsp allspice.
3. Roll ground beef mixture into balls by placing it around 16 pineapple chunks.
4. In a skillet, melt shortening and brown meatballs. Strain off fat.
5. Add broth, water chestnuts, ΒΌ cup pineapple juice, allspice and remaining pineapple chunks into the meat mixture and cook over low heat until the meat gets cooked. Stir mixture at occasional intervals during the cooking time.
6. In a bowl combine cornstarch and pineapple juice and add this mixture gradually to the meat sauce.
7. Add green pepper and cook until it is done.

SERVING
8. Serve Oriental meat balls with cooked rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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