Chicken Meatballs With Pineapple Orange Glaze

Recipe by Carmen B.
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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
  • 12
    cup fresh breadcrumb
  • 14
    cup onion, finely diced
  • 1
    tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1
    teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1
    tablespoon hot sauce (your favorite brand)
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 2
    tablespoons butter
  • 13
    cup crushed pineapple in juice
  • 14
    cup orange juice concentrate
  • 1
    teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1
    teaspoon cornstarch
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 F (175 C).
  • In a medium bowl, combine ground chicken, breadcrumbs, onion, parsley, ginger, hot sauce, salt and fresh-ground pepper to taste. Mix well to incorporate. Shape into 16 equal-sized meatballs about 1-1/4 inches round.
  • Place on a lightly greased baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes.
  • While the meatballs are baking, in a small saucepan, warm butter, add the garlic and saute 30 seconds to 1 minute Add the crushed pineapple, and orange juice concentrate. Bring to a boil, soften the cornstarch in a little cold water and stir into boiling liquid. Stir while simmering until the mixture becomes syrupy. Remove from the heat and cool slightly.
  • Toss meatballs in the glaze.
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