Sweet-Spicy Asian Meatballs
Sweet and spicy flavors of Chinese food incorporated into a meatball.
Servings Prep Time
4servings 30minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Servings Prep Time
4servings 30minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Ingredients
  • 1/4cup pankobread crumbs
  • 1large Egg
  • 2cloves garlicminced
  • 1/4tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1lb Italian sausagebulk
  • 2tbsp sesame oil
  • 1small onionchopped
  • 1/2cup red pepperchopped
  • 1tbsp ginger
  • 1/4tsp all spice
  • 1/4tsp Cumin
  • 3/4cup vegetable broth
  • 1/2cup Coconut Milk
  • 1tsp sweet chili sauce
  • 1/2tsp Sriracha
  • 1tbsp Cornstarch
  • 1/2cup pineapplechopped
  • 1tsp Soy Saucelow sodium
  • 4cups hot cooked rice
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350. In a large bowl, combine bread crumbs, egg, garlic and pepper flakes. Add sausage: mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into 1″ meatballs.
  2. Place meatballs on a greased rack in a shallow baking pan. Bake 20-25 minutes or until no longer pink.
  3. Meanwhile in a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion, pepper, ginger, allspice and cumin. Cook and stir 6-8 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in 1/2 cup broth, coconut milk, and chili sauces; bring to a boil.
  4. In a small bowl, mix cornstarch and remaining broth until smooth; stir into sauce mixture. Return to a boil, stirring constantly; cook and stir 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in meatballs, pineapple and soy sauce; heat through. Serve with rice.