Luau Meatballs

Course : Appetizers
Serves: 1
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Ingredients:

1 Pound ground pork
1 Can water chestnuts -- (6 ounce) drained, finely chopped
1/4 Cup finely chopped green onions
1/2 Teaspoon salt
1/2 Teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/3 Cup fine dry breadcrumbs
1 large egg -- beaten
----LUAU SAUCE:
1 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
1/4 Cup dry white wine
1/2 Cup chicken broth or bouillon
2 Tablespoons packed brown sugar
2 Teaspoons finely chopped crystallized ginger
1 Tablespoon cornstarch
1 Tablespoon soy sauce
 

Preparation / Directions:

Preheat oven to 375~F. In a medium bowl, combine pork, water chestnuts, onions, salt and Worcestershire sauce, and breadcrumbs. Use a fork to stir in egg until thoroughly combined. Shape mixture into 1-inch balls. Arrange on a rack in a broiler pan. Bake 30 to 35 minutes until lightly browned throughout. Drain and discard drippings. Prepare Luau sauce. Arrange cooked meatballs in a heat proof dish on a hot tray. Pour sauce over meatballs; serve hot. LUAU SAUCE: In a small saucepan, combine pineapple juice, wine, chicken broth or bouillon, brown sugar and ginger. Bring to a boil. Dissolve cornstarch in soy sauce; stir into hot pineapple mixture. Cook and stir over medium heat until slightly thickened.

 

Nutritional Information:

1735 Calories (kcal); 103g Total Fat; (55% calories from fat); 89g Protein; 99g Carbohydrate; 514mg Cholesterol; 2760mg Sodium


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