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A tender and soft meatball with excellent taste of sweet, sour, and other savory ingredients.
Easy to cook and delicious Sweet and Sour Meatballs.
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Sweet and Sour Meatball is Chinese food that is loved by many people. The sweet and sour sauce is a sauce that comes from Chinese cuisine made from water, tomato sauce, vinegar, salt, sugar, pepper, and flour as a thickener. The flour that used for thickening is generally sago flour. However, this recipe does not use flour, because there is already tomato sauce that can thicken the sweet and sour sauce. If you want to use flour to thicken the sauce that's fine too. Several things can affect the taste quality of this sweet and sour meatball, the first is the type of ingredients, then the selection of fresh ingredients, and how to cook and serve it. This food can maintain health and balance the nutrients in our bodies. Sweet and sour meatballs are made from round and tender beef meatballs that have a savory taste and are served with sweet and sour sauce. The sweet and sour sauce is one type of sauce that a lot of people like. This sauce can be served in a variety of foods, such as for snacks and dishes, as a sprinkle, and for food toppings such as fried foods. The beef meatballs that we will make this time are different from the packaged beef meatballs in supermarkets. The beef meatballs used to make the sweet and sour meatballs are made from minced beef, garlic, nutmeg powder, salt, pepper, and a few slices of white bread. These white bread make the meatball texture soft when eaten. After that, this dough is rounded with a diameter of about 3 cm, then fried. The main ingredients of this sweet and sour sauce are tomato sauce, vinegar, and sugar. As a complementary, you can put a few pieces of carrots and peas in the sauce. The following is the complete recipe for Sweet and Sour Meatballs along with the steps too.

YIELDS4 servings
TOTAL TIME60 minutes

Ingredients

  • 300g minced beef
  • 2 pieces of white bread, soak in water, then squeeze
  • 1 tbsp fried onions
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 6 tbsp butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp nutmeg powder

Sauce

  • 1 carrot, cut into small pieces
  • 1 handful of peas
  • 1 onion, thinly cut
  • 300 ml water
  • 1-2 tsp vinegar
  • 7 tbsp tomato sauce
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper

Steps

1

Mix beef, white bread, fried onions, garlic powder, egg, pepper, salt, and nutmeg powder. Stir well.

Step 1 of cooking Sweet and Sour Meatballs.
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2

Round the mixture as shown in the photo.

Step 2 of cooking Sweet and Sour Meatballs.
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3

Then fry in butter until browned, remove from heat.

Step 3 of cooking Sweet and Sour Meatballs.
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4

Saute the onions with the remaining butter until fragrant.

Step 4 of cooking Sweet and Sour Meatballs.
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5

Add water, vinegar, ketchup, sugar, salt, and pepper. Cook until boiling.

Step 5 of cooking Sweet and Sour Meatballs.
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6

Add the carrots and peas, mix well, make sure the taste is good.

Step 6 of cooking Sweet and Sour Meatballs.
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7

Then add the meatball, stir until it boils and thickens slightly.

Step 7 of cooking Sweet and Sour Meatballs.
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8

Serve on a plate, and the sweet and sour meatballs are ready to eat!

Step 8 of cooking Sweet and Sour Meatballs.
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