Sweet and Sour Meatballs

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NIFQA meatballs cooked in a delicious sweet and sour sauce, a meal the whole family will love!

Preparation

15 Mins

Cooking

25 Mins

Serves

4

Oven Temp

180

Ingredients

500g NIFQA Mince Steak

2 tsp Oil

250ml Beef Stock

1 Carrot

1 Onion

1 Yellow & 1 Red Pepper 

1 Clove Garlic 

1 Rounded tsp Ginger Paste

2 Rounded tbsp Tomato Ketchup

2 tbsp Soy Sauce

½ Lemon

1 tbsp Cornflour, Mixed with 2 tbsp Water

220g Pineapple Chunks in Juice 

Rice to Serve


Method
  • Place the Mince into a medium bowl, roll into 16 even sized meatballs
  • Heat oil in a large frying pan, add the meatballs and fry for 5 mins, turning occasionally.
  • Finely dice the onion and crush the garlic clove, add these and cook for a further 2 mins
  • Make the beef stock
  • Peel and slice the carrot and add it, then cook for a further 3-4 mins until tender
  • Pour over the stock, bring to the boil then reduce heat and simmer for 5-6 mins
  • Cut the peppers into chunks and drain the pineapple chunks and add these 
  • In a separate bowl, mix the ginger, ketchup, soy, lemon juice, pineapple juice and cornflour/water paste
  • Pour sauce over the meatballs, simmer for 3-4mins, serve with rice

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