Coconut Sweet And Sour Meatballs
|Soft bread crumbs||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Milk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Ground beef||1 Pound|
|Onion||1 Small, minced|
|Coconut||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), grated|
|All purpose flour||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Egg||1 , beaten|
|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Water||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Cider vinegar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Soy sauce||1 Tablespoon|
|Green pepper||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), sliced|
Mix crumbs and milk; let stand 5 minutes.
Add beef, onion, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt and pepper.
Mix gently but thoroughly.
Shape in 16 balls.
Mix coconut and flour.
Dip meatballs in egg, then roll in coconut mixture.
Melt butter in skillet.
Add meatballs and brown on all sides.
Mix remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, sugar and next 4 ingredients.
Add to meatballs in skillet.
Cook and stir until sauce boils and thickens.
Cover and simmer 8 minutes.
Add green pepper and simmer, covered, 2 minutes.
Makes 4 servings.