sweet and sour meatballs with Asian salad

sweet and sour meatballs with Asian salad

sweet and sour meatballs with asian salad

Sweet and sour meatballs with Asian salad coming up in 30 minutes!

  • 30 mins
  • 4
  • Intermediate

INGREDIENTS

FOR THE SAUCE

  • 45ml brown sugar
  • 60ml white wine vinegar
  • 30ml tomato purée
  • 15ml soya sauce
  • 250ml pineapple juice
  • 30ml water
  • 8ml cornflour

FOR THE MEATBALLS

  • 500g beef mince
  • 60ml breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg, lightly whisked
  • handful coriander, chopped
  • 30ml olive oil

 

  • 1 small red cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 1 small savoy cabbage, thinly sliced
  • handful coriander

METHOD

  1. For the sauce, bring the sugar, vinegar, tomato purée, soya sauce and pineapple juice to a boil
    on medium-high. Reduce heat.
  2. Stir water into the cornflour and add to the sauce. Whisk while cooking for 3-5 minutes or until slightly
    thickened. Remove from heat and set aside.
  3. For the meatballs, combine the mince, breadcrumbs, egg and coriander. Season and shape the mixture
    into ping-pong ball-sized meatballs.
  4. Heat the oil on medium-high and fry the meatballs for about 5 minutes on each side or until golden brown and cooked. Add half of the sweet and sour sauce and toss to combine.
  5. Combine the remaining sweet and sour sauce with the cabbage and coriander.
  6. Serve the meatballs with the coleslaw.

FEATURE: VICKIE DE BEER ASSISTED BY JULIA VAN MAARSEVEEN AND INGE BARTSCH PHOTOS: LEE SCHWAGELE

Magazine issue date: September, 2016


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