After all, one amazing thing about meatballs is the freedom to experiment with them. Its flavors seem to naturally cover most side dishes or savory condiments and sauces you pair with it.
Perhaps that’s why it works so flawlessly with a sauce that pairs so well with so many ingredients. And the result? Sweet and Sour Chicken Meatballs is a dish filled with some of the best flavors.
Our first step includes, of course, creating the most delicious and filling chicken meatballs. Do this by taking 1 pound of ground chicken and placing it in a large bowl. Now start grating 1 Knorr chicken cube and sprinkle it with ¼ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper. Continue by cracking 1 egg into a bowl and mix everything inside thoroughly.
Gather ½ cup of the breadcrumbs and gradually add them to the bowl as you mix the ingredients. Now let’s start forming our meatballs by taking 2 tablespoons of the mixture. Now roll it into a ball and continue the process until you have finished the contents of the bowl.
Start cooking the meatballs that you have molded together:
Now we can check out the roasts on our list. Let’s move on to the rich, delicious sauce that will coat our chicken meatballs:
To do this, we will use the remaining oil from the pan to fry 2 tablespoons of onion julienne until the layers separate. Now place ¼ cup of julienned bell peppers and 3 tablespoons of julienned carrots in a saucepan to cook them for 1 minute.
Start pouring 1 ¾ cups of water. Also add 5 tablespoons of white sugar, 4 tablespoons of white vinegar and 4 tablespoons of banana ketchup inside. Now wait for it to boil. And then keep mixing them until they are more or less well combined with each other. Now we will need 1 ½ tablespoons of cornstarch diluted in 2 tablespoons of water. Its purpose is to add texture and thickness to our sauce. Keep stirring until you notice that the sauce has become perfectly thick.
Can’t get enough of these sweet and sour chicken meatballs?
It is well known that sometimes finding the time to cook on your own can be difficult. Doing multiple tasks in one day often results in you ordering takeaway food rather than making healthy homemade meals. But that’s why some dishes with pre-assembled and cooked ingredients, like these mixed vegetable meatballs, are so convenient!
If you have more time to cook over the weekend, you can already start making meatballs and then freeze them. Then you can easily make this dish later and just use the frozen mixed vegetables. In general, this is a win-win option, because you will quickly get an appetizing and satisfying meal!
If you have any questions about this delicious sweet and sour chicken meatballs recipe, be my guest and leave your questions below!