Sweet and Sour Meatballs

NIFQA meatballs cooked in a delicious sweet and sour sauce, a meal the whole family will love!
Sweet and Sour Meatballs preparation time
Prep: 15 minutes
Sweet and Sour Meatballs cook time
Cook: 25 minutes
Sweet and Sour Meatballs preparation time Serves: 4
Sweet and Sour Meatballs preparation time Oven Temp: 180


  • 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


  • 500 g NIFQA Mince Steak
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • 250 ml 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
  • 1/2 Lemon
  • 1 tbsp Cornflour mixed with 2 tbsp water
  • 220 g Pineapple chunks in juice
  • Rice to serve