【Sweet and Sour Meatballs-糖醋小丸子】

【Sweet and Sour Meatballs】
by MaomaoMom

I use extra lean ground turkey to make these sweet and sour meatballs. This tasty and healthy dish can be served over rice.

 【Sweet and Sour Meatballs 糖醋小丸子】
Meal type: Poultry
Prepare time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Level: Low
Serves: 4 servings

1) 275g extra lean ground turkey;
2) 1 tsp cooking wine, 1/3 tsp salt, ¼ tsp sugar, 1 tbsp premium dark soy sauce, ¼ tsp chicken broth mix, 1 tsp sesame oil, 2 tsp corn starch, 1.5 tbsp water, 1 tbsp finely chopped green onion, ¼ tsp freshly minced ginger;
3) 1 tbsp olive oil, 1 green onion chopped into 1-inch lengths, 2-3 slices of fresh ginger;
4) 1 tbsp light soy sauce, 1 tbsp dark soy sauce, 1 tbsp rice vinegar, 1.5 tbsp sugar, 4 tbsp water, 1/6 tsp salt;
5) 1 tsp corn starch mixed with 1 tbsp water.

1: Combine all ingredients of Ingredient 1) to 2) in a bowl (Picture 1). Stir with a wooden spoon or a pair of chopsticks in one direction for 3 minutes, until it becomes sticky (Picture 2).

2: Fill a medium pot half to two-thirds full with water. Bring to a boil over high heat then reduce heat to medium. Spoon out about 2 tsp meat and shape it in your palm until it forms a ball. Gently drop into the water (Picture 3). Repeat to make all meatballs. Cook until they float to the surface. Remove from heat, drain and set aside.

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3: Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a non-stick sauté pan over high heat. Sauté chopped green onion and ginger slices for a minute (Picture 5). Add all ingredients of Ingredient 4) and bring to a boil.

4: Add meatballs to the sauté pan and stir well. Stir in the starch water and cook until the sauce thickens. Transfer meatballs into a serving bowl and serve immediately.

 【Sweet and Sour Meatballs 糖醋小丸子】

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59 Responses to 【Sweet and Sour Meatballs-糖醋小丸子】

  1. Shan says:

    Hi maomao mom, thank you for the great recipe. Can the uncooked meatballs be frozen and cooked later? If so how long can you freeze them for? Thanks!

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