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Sweet and Sour Meatballs



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Sweet and Sour Meatballs

  • 4 slice bread, Crusts removed
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp Milk
  • 2 tsp tomato sauce
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • to taste pepper, ground
  • 500 g mince, Beef or pork
  • 1 onion, In quarters
  • 35 g Flour, Plain
  • 340 g pineapple pieces, Canned (good quality)
  • 60 g white vinegar
  • 2 tbsp Soft brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp cornflour
  • 2 celery stalks, Diced approx 1cm pieces
  • 1 green capsicum, Diced approx 1cm pieces
  • 6
    Preparation 20min
  • 7
  • 8
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      Recipe is created for
      TM 6
    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. Meatballs:

    1. Add onion to mixing bowl- chop 4 seconds/speed 5 MC on
    2. Add bread, broken into pieces, followed by milk, sauces, salt and pepper - mix 10 seconds/speed 3 MC on
    3. Add mince, broken up - mix 20 seconds/speed 3.5 MC on
    4. Ensure all properly mixed before rolling into balls (approx 2.5cm diameter)
    5. Roll balls in flour and then shallow fry in oil until brown

    Sweet & Sour Sauce:

    1. Drain pineapple juice into bowl then make up to 295g with water
    2. Add vinegar and soy sauce
    3. Remove small amount of sauce from bowl to make a paste with cornflour then add paste back into bowl
    4. Add sugar to bowl
    5. Cook 10minutes/90 degrees/speed 3 until thick (or thicken mode 100 degrees) MC on
    6. Add celery and capsicum- cook 5minutes/90 degrees/ Speed 1 MC on

    Mix cooked meatballs with sauce in a thermoserver or large bowl and serve with rice.

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For a healthier option the meatballs can be baked in the oven at 180 degrees. Cooking time will vary.

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