Meatballs in Sweet and Sour Sauce


For the meatballs:

  • 250gm ground beef
    1 small onion finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • Black pepper
  • Salt (add a small pinch since the sauce has enough)
  • 1 teaspoon oil

Mix all ingredients and form small balls. Bake on a non stick baking tray, in a preheated oven 180C/350F for 20 minutes, when done cover and keep aside.

For the sauce:

  • 2 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 chicken bouillon (low sodium)
  • 3 spring onions cut 3″ long
  • 3/4 cup water
  • Black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 3 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoon vinegar

To thicken the sauce:

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoon water

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Mix vinegar, sugar, black pepper, chicken bouillon, and soy sauce in 3/4 cup water, and bring to a boil.
  2. Remove sauce from heat. Mix cornstarch with 3 tablespoon water and gradually add to the sauce while stirring.
  3. Add spring onion and sesame oil to the sauce and stir on medium heat until it thickens. Add the meatballs, and coat with the sauce, let it cook for 30 seconds.
  4. Serve on steamed rice or noodles.