social

Indonesian Meat Balls

This is one of my favorite recipes. It's a real change of pace from the usual. The meatballs are tender and flavorful, and the sauce is to die for. I usually double or even triple the sauce since it is just wonderful over rice.
Advertisement

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. ground beef (ground pork or turkey is good too)
  • 2 tsp. grated ginger
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp. coriander
  • 1 tsp. cumin

Sauce:

  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 tsp. coriander
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 tsp. powdered ginger
  • 1 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. soy sauce

Directions:

Mix the meat and the rest of the meatball ingredients lightly, working it as little as possible to get it thoroughly mixed. Shape into 16 meatballs. Place on a foil lined broiler pan and make the sauce.

For the sauce, melt the butter in a skillet. Saute the onion until it is softening. Add the coriander, ginger and cayenne and stir it in until the onion is fully tender. Add the remaining ingredients, stirring constantly for a couple of minutes. Remove from the heat.

Advertisement

Place the meatballs under a preheated broiler 4 inches from the heat. Broil for 3 minutes. Brush on the sauce and continue broiling for 3 minutes. Turn the meatballs and brush more sauce on. Broil for 3 or 4 more minutes, until cooked through.

You may also brown the meatballs in a skillet, then add them to the sauce in its skillet. I do this when I double or triple the sauce. Once browned, I simmer them, stirring often, until they are done.

This is good served with rice or pasta.

By Free2B from North Royalton, OH

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

December 2, 20110 found this helpful

Sounds yummy! Can't wait to try this!

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
December 3, 20110 found this helpful

Woah! This sounds great! I've also just realized I've never had Indonesian food, so I really can't wait to try this :)

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Advertisement

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Advertisement

In This Page
< Previous
Categories
Food and Recipes Recipes Main DishesDecember 2, 2011
Pages
More
📓
Back to School Ideas!
🌻
Gardening
🐛
Pest Control
😷
Coronavirus Tips
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Instagram
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCoronavirusCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Published by ThriftyFun.
Desktop Page | View Mobile
Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us
Generated 2020-08-31 09:23:36 in 995 msecs. ⛅️️
© 1997-2020 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
https://www.thriftyfun.com/tf49297114.tip.html