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Sweet & Sour Pork Meatballs

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Serves 4

This delicious dish is a perfect alternative to a takeaway on a Friday night

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Ingredients

  • 500g minced pork
  • 1 chopped clove garlic
  • 1 tbsp plain flour
  • 50g fresh breadcrumbs
  • 1 tbsp for cooking
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 75g sugar
  • 4 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1½ tbsp cornflour
  • 250ml water
  • 500ml passata
  • 1 sliced green pepper
  • 1 Small tin of crushed pineapple
  • salt & pepper

Method

    1. Mix together the minced pork, garlic, plain flour, fresh breadcrumbs and salt & pepper.
    2. Add 1 beaten egg yolk then roll into balls and toss in a little flour. Fry in a little oil until browned all over and set aside in a ProCook Gourmet Steel Shallow Casserole dish.
    3. Mix the sugar, cider vinegar and soy sauce in a saucepan and blend with the cornflour.
    4. Add the water and tomato passata. Simmer for 5 minutes, then add the green pepper and the pineapple. Pour over the meatballs and cover.
    5. Bake in the oven at 180C for 35 minutes.

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Jackie Gilmore-Crowe
8th Sep, 2015
Excellent recipe the sauce is amazing and so simple
jenstevewest
26th Jan, 2012
5.05
This was excellent served over hot rice! It got rave reviews from a quiet husband as well. I used catsup instead of passata and added a touch of red food coloring to make it resemble American Chinese take away. I'm going to add this recipe to my favorites list. Thanks for submitting this!
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