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Sweet & Sour Lychee Meatballs

Serves 4 as a multi-dish meal
Servings: 4
Author: Delishar

Ingredients

Meatballs

  • 250 g minced pork or minced chicken
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tbsp soy
  • 2 tsp flour
  • dash of white pepper
  • 1-2 tbsp oil for pan frying meatballs

Sauce

  • 2 tbsp can juice
  • 2 tbsp white vinegar
  • 2 tbsp ketchup
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • Salt and white pepper to taste

Accompanies

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/4 red bell pepper cut into chunks
  • 1/4 yellow bell pepper cut into chunks
  • 8 lychees from a can halved
  • 1/4 red onion cut into chunks
  • 1/2 carrot thinly sliced

Garnish

  • Chopped cilantro

Instructions

  • Mix all the ingredients for meatballs except oil in a bowl.
  • Mix well until meat is sticky.
  • Shape into 1 inch balls.
  • Mix everything for the sauce in a bowl or measuring cup
  • Heat pan on medium high heat, then add oil.
  • Pan fry meatballs until brown on all sides.
  • Clean out the pan, add the 1 tbsp oil to pan-fry the vegetables.
  • Add onion and pan fry over medium high heat for 30 seconds.
  • Then add the rest of the vegetable and lychee, then pan-fry for a minute.
  • Pour in sauce mixture and meatball, then lower heat to low.
  • Allow to simmer for 4 minutes until sauce thickened and meatballs cooked through.
  • Garnish with chopped cilantro.