Sweet & Sour Chicken Meatballs

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(1) 1 Review
Prep Time
30
min.
Total Time
44
min.
Servings

8 servings, 1-1/4 cups (6 meatballs) each

Looking for something different to make on a busy weeknight? Serve up a takeout classic—sweet and sour chicken—in easy-to-make, fun-to-eat meatball form.

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  • Prepare and bake Basic Meatballs as directed, substituting ground chicken for the ground beef and increasing the baking time to 13 to 14 min. or until meatballs are done (165ºF).
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add peppers; cook and stir 4 min. or until crisp-tender. Stir in garlic and ginger; cook 1 min., stirring frequently. Add dressing, barbecue sauce and pineapple; mix well. Bring just to boil, stirring frequently.
  • Add meatballs; cook 1 to 2 min. or until heated through, stirring frequently. Top with onions.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with hot cooked rice.

Substitute

Prepare Basic Meatballs recipe using ground pork and baking until done (160ºF).

Servings

  • 8 servings, 1-1/4 cups (6 meatballs) each

Healthy Living

  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 2 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 2 Starch
  • 1/2 Fruit
  • 2 Meat (L)
  • 1 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

The colorful peppers in this tasty dish provide vitamin C.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, 1-1/4 cups (6 meatballs) each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 320
% Daily Value
Total fat 12g
Saturated fat 3g
Cholesterol 110mg
Sodium 610mg
Carbohydrate 34g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 19g
Protein 19g
   
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 45 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • Mary0806 | Wed, Aug 13 2014 3:55 PM

    I made this as directed except I used chicken sausage (removed from casing)and it was great. My whole family loved it. My son wanted the leftover meatballs for dessert! Definitely a keeper! I served this over brown rice.

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