"These sweet and sour Hawaiian meatballs add pizzazz to any appetizer or as a side dish." — PacNWCook
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lean ground beef
1 (8 ounce) can
water chestnuts, drained and finely chopped
apricot preserves or jam
apple cider vinegar
These meatballs were a hit at my Luau themed baby shower! I added a little soy sauce to the apricot glaze. I just loved the crunchy addition of the chopped waterchestnuts. Even my picky husband liked them.
These were just okay for us. There wasn't enough sauce to really even coat them so I doubled the recipe, but we still didn't love them. With so many great meatball recipes, this isn't one that I'm likely to repeat. Sorry!
My family liked the recipe as directed. I added some chili sauce to half of it and it was great like that too.
AMAZINGLY suprised! I am not a meatball fan and when I saw another foe - apricot jam - I tried to run. But the other half teased me so much I made them to prove a point - his point as it turns out :) These are fantastic, hot/cold, reheated, for lunch, dinner, bedtime snack. Served on ramen stir fried with veggies. SO GOOD. I did use an apritcot and pineapple jam instead of the straight apricot. Thanks for the yummies!
These were pretty good. Mine came out a little dry. I expected there to be more sauce on them. Good flavor, though.
I made this for my family and we loved it. I had to use Peach jam because we were out of apracot this worked well
The sauce was great. One of my guests actually said that they wanted to use a piece of bread to eat the rest of the sauce on their plate! Thanks for the recipe!
This recipe was delicious. I also substituted Peach jam for the apricot jam and it worked out well.
Doubled the spices as well as the soy and the ingredients for the sauce, jam and vinegar. Added just an extra half Tb of brown sugar to balance out the extra soy.
Not a fan of water chestnuts so cut out half and REALLY finely chopped up the remainder to the point of being minced.
Meatballs were very moist. Doubling the sauce worked out well and we just heated what we had left and let everyone drizzle what they wanted over the rice and meatballs.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/10 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 10
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 85
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