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Oriental Meatballs

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  Lean ground beef 2 Pound
  Salt 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Canned chicken broth 12 Ounce
  Cornstarch 3 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Green peppers 5 Medium
  Canned pineapple slices 8

Combine beef, 1 teaspoon of the salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.
Shape into small meatballs.
Combine egg, flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and a small amount of pepper.
Beat until smooth.
Heat oil and remaining 1 teaspoon salt in large frying pan.
Gently place meatballs in batter, 1 or 2 at a time, and fry in the hot oil, browning well on all sides.
Remove meatballs from pan.
Drain off remaining oil.
Blend 1/2 cup of the chicken broth with cornstarch.
Add remaining chicken broth, soy sauce, vinegar, and corn syrup; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thick and clear.
Add green peppers, pineapple, and cherries.
Lower heat; cook slowly for about 10 minutes.
Pour over meatballs.
Serve meatballs with rice.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 714 Calories from Fat 289

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g50.1%

Saturated Fat 7.6 g38%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 121.9 mg40.6%

Sodium 1060.2 mg44.2%

Total Carbohydrates 72 g23.9%

Dietary Fiber 3.8 g15.2%

Sugars 40.5 g

Protein 35 g69.2%

Vitamin A 10.1% Vitamin C 195.9%

Calcium 2.7% Iron 20.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Oriental Meatballs Recipe