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    Caribbean Meatballs

    Caribbean Meatballs. Photo by * Pamela *

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 25 mins

    40 mins

    45 mins

    Happy Harry #2's Note:

    This is a recipe I have had for years but never got around to making. I'm putting it here for safe keeping. UPDATE: May '06-Finally made these using ground chicken. The sauce truly is fabulous!

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In large bowl, combine pork, water chestnuts, green onions, ginger, 1 tsp soy sauce and egg.
    2. 2
      Shape into 1 inch balls. Roll meatballs in cornstarch.
    3. 3
      Pour oil for frying into a wok or deep pan about 11/2 inches deep. Heat oil to 375F or until a chunk of bread sizzles.
    4. 4
      Add meatballs to oil just a few at a time so not to lower the oil temperature.
    5. 5
      Cook until browned all over, drain on paper towels.
    6. 6
      When done with the meatballs, pour out oil. Wipe out wok or skillet with paper towels.
    7. 7
      Return wok to high heat and pour in 1 tbls oil.
    8. 8
      Add green pepper and stir-fry 1 minute.
    9. 9
      Reduce heat to low and add meatballs and water. Cover and simmer 20 minutes or until meatballs are done in center.
    10. 10
      In a small bowl, combine orange juice, chili sauce, 1 tbls soy sauce, and honey. Pour over meatballs and continue cooking for another 2 minutes.
    11. 11
      This dish goes very well over the rice.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 10, 2008

      55

      O my goodness, these were very yummy! We will make these over and over again. Thanks for sharing

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    • on January 06, 2008

      45

      Pretty good. I added some hot pepper sauce and cheated by using pre-made meatballs. The sauce was super easy to make.

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    • on May 15, 2006

      55

      wow! Were these ever tasty! I made this as directed with perfect results. The meal was picture perfect and very delicious, thanks for posting :)

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    Nutritional Facts for Caribbean Meatballs

    Serving Size: 1 (304 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 549.1
     
    Calories from Fat 114
    20%
    Total Fat 12.7 g
    19%
    Saturated Fat 3.7 g
    18%
    Cholesterol 121.9 mg
    40%
    Sodium 619.4 mg
    25%
    Total Carbohydrate 74.3 g
    24%
    Dietary Fiber 3.0 g
    12%
    Sugars 14.1 g
    56%
    Protein 32.2 g
    64%

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