Sweet & Sour Hamburger

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

If you like sweet & sour meatballs but don't like all the fuss of making balls, you will love this dish. It is very easy and quick to put together. This is one of our favorite weekday meals, served over rice.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown hamburger in a frying pan until well crumbled. Rinse under hot water, to remove any excess grease, in a colander. Return to frying pan.
  2. While it is frying, add all other ingredients in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave for about 5 minutes or until sugar is melted and boiling, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add to rinsed hamburger and bring to a boil. Simmer for about 30 - 45 minutes until all of the liquid is gone and the hamburger has turned dark brown and is crystallized.
  4. Serve over rice.


Most Helpful

This was very easy to fix and had a good taste. Like the other reviewer, I would add some veggies to it. Also, I think it would be good with a little bit of ginger in the sauce.

Rubies October 07, 2008

This was great! Easy and delicious! I served it over jasmine rice. Soooo good!

Lil Leasa April 13, 2008

The only thing missing is some veggies. Next time I'll add some green peppers and carrots with maybe a little more sauce. Overall this was a great dish and with the added veggies it would be a 5 star dish.

609157 November 17, 2007

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