Sweet and Sour “Meatballs”

This pleasing stir-fry brings together all the beloved flavors of a popular Chinese entrée, but instead of pork, you use anti-inflammatory soy “meatballs.” Serve over rice.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup 100% pineapple juice
  • ½ cup water
  • ⅓ cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup white vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp. granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2 tsp. sesame oil
  • 2 Tbsp. canola oil
  • 2 packages (9 oz.) soy “meatballs”
  • 2 tsp. minced garlic
  • Orange zest, for garnish

Directions

  • Combine the juice, water, soy sauce, vinegar, sugar, cornstarch, and sesame oil in a mixing bowl, blending well. Set aside.
  • Heat the canola oil in a large skillet or wok over medium heat. When it is hot, add the “meatballs” and stir-fry for about 2 minutes. Add the garlic and stir-fry for 1 minute.
  • Pour in the pineapple juice mixture and stir well to coat all the Ingredients. Cook, stirring often, for about 2 more minutes or until the sauce thickens slightly. Garnish with orange zest.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup 100% pineapple juice
  • ½ cup water
  • ⅓ cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup white vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp. granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2 tsp. sesame oil
  • 2 Tbsp. canola oil
  • 2 packages (9 oz.) soy “meatballs”
  • 2 tsp. minced garlic
  • Orange zest, for garnish

Directions

  • Combine the juice, water, soy sauce, vinegar, sugar, cornstarch, and sesame oil in a mixing bowl, blending well. Set aside.
  • Heat the canola oil in a large skillet or wok over medium heat. When it is hot, add the “meatballs” and stir-fry for about 2 minutes. Add the garlic and stir-fry for 1 minute.
  • Pour in the pineapple juice mixture and stir well to coat all the Ingredients. Cook, stirring often, for about 2 more minutes or until the sauce thickens slightly. Garnish with orange zest.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories400
Total Fat17g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium1900mg
Total Carbohydrate35g
Dietary Fiber5g
Sugars17g
Protein27g