Waikiki Meatballs

Recipe by keen5

Great over rice or as appetizers kept warm in a crock pot. Most kids like these too, because of the sweet-sour sauce.

Top Review by jo_mama

My husband and I really liked this dish. I substituted bison for beef, added garlic to the meatballs, used a combination of crushed pretzels and bread crumbs in place of the crackers, added vidalia onions and red and yellow peppers to the stir fry, and added more pineapple juice and soy sauce to the sauce. Thank you very much for sharing:)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix thoroughly beef, crumbs, onion, egg, salt, ginger and milk.
  2. Shape mixture by rounded tablespoonfuls into balls.
  3. Melt shortening in large skillet; brown and cook meatballs.
  4. Remove meatballs; keep warm.
  5. Pour fat from skillet.
  6. Mix cornstarch and sugar.
  7. Stir in reserved pineapple syrup, vinegar and soy sauce until smooth.
  8. Pour into skillet; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils.
  9. Boil and stir 1 minute.
  10. Add meatballs, pineapple tidbits and green pepper; heat through.

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