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Sweet 'N' Sour Meatballs

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Ingredients
  Ground chuck 1 Pound
  Egg 1
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chopped onion 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Butter/Regular margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Ketchup 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon (Packed)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Hot cooked rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Combine ground chuck, egg, 1/4 c. onion, water, salt and pepper in bowl.
Mix lightly, but well.
Shape mixture into 24 meatballs.
Place meatballs in 12x8x2" (2qt.) glass baking dish.
Microwave at high setting 2 minutes.
Turn meatballs over and rearrange by moving outside meat balls to center of dish.
Microwave at high setting 2 minutes more, or until firm.
Pour off excess fat.
Cover with waxed paper and let stand on wooden board or heatproof surface while preparing sauce.
(Meatballs will complete cooking on standing.) Combine 3/4 c. onion and butter in 1 1/2qt. glass casserole.
Microwave at high setting 3 minutes, or until onion is tender.
Stir in ketchup, brown sugar, lemon juice and soy sauce.
Microwave at high setting 3 minutes, or until hot.
Pour sauce over meatballs and serve with hot rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Meat
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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