Oriental Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 50 mins

Since my DH does not eat tomatoes I am always on the lookout for a different take on a midweek meal. I usually have meatballs prepared in the freezer so that I can take out how many we need and vary the sauces each time. This is one of my childrens favourite. However, this is the meatballs and sauce from the beginning. Enjoy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Chop onion and soften gently in margarine/butter in frying pan or microwave and let cool slightly.
  2. Mix together meat, breadcrumbs, Worcestershire sauce. egg and onions.
  3. Make in balls, size to suit your needs.
  4. When I brown these prior to cooking in sauce, I usually deep fry as it take no time at all.
  5. Put into ovenproof dish.
  6. To make sauce.
  7. Mix all ingredients together! Simple as that.
  8. Pour over meatballs.
  9. Chop peppers into bite size pieces and add.
  10. Cover with lid and cook in the oven for 45 minutes at 180ºC.
  11. When cooked drain off sauce and thicken with cornflour, ready for serving.
  12. I serve this with rice, or noodles and a green salad.
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