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Shanghai Party Pleasers

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Ingredients
  Canned crushed pineapple in juice 20 Ounce, undrained (1 Can)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Ginger 1 Dash
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Cooked skinless turkey/Chicken 1 Pound, finely chopped
  Oat bran hot cereal 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), uncooked
  Low fat plain yogurt 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Finely chopped water chestnuts 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), drained
  Sliced green onions 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Lite soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Egg white 1 , slightly beaten
  Ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Strain the pineapple to collect its juice.
2. Take a medium saucepan and add brown sugar, cornstarch and dash of ginger mixing it well.
3. Put in combined pineapple juice, water, 1/4 cup pineapple and margarine and mix well.
4. Let it boil over medium-high heat and thereafter lower the heat.
MAKING
5. Let it simmer about 1 minute, stirring frequently or such that the sauce is thickened and clear.
6. Keep this aside and let the oven heat to 400°F.
7. In the rack of 13 x 9-inch baking pan lightly spray using vegetable oil cooking spray or oil lightly.
8. Add turkey, oat bran, yogurt, water chestnuts, onions, soy sauce, egg white, 1 teaspoon ginger, salt and remaining pineapple and mix well.
9. Thereafter form the mixture into 1-inch balls.
10. On prepared rack arrange them.
11. Let it bake 20 to 25 minutes or until light golden brown.
SERVING
12. Serve with pineapple sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Fusion
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Bran
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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