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    Chinese Meatballs

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 48 mins

    1 hr

    48 mins

    Gilcat2's Note:

    Don't let the long instructions fool you. This isn't hard, and it's very, very good!

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Combine pork, shrimp, water chestnuts, ginger, green onion, 1 Tbsp soy sauce, wine, salt, 1/2 tsp sugar, 1 Tbsp cornstarch, and egg.
    2. 2
      Make twelve meatballs.
    3. 3
      Heat oil in wok.
    4. 4
      Add meatballs; cook 6-8 minutes, until browned, stirring occasionally.
    5. 5
      Transfer meatballs to 5-qt saucepan; discard drippings.
    6. 6
      Add chicken broth, 2 Tbsp soy sauce and 1/2 tsp sugar.
    7. 7
      Bring to a boil.
    8. 8
      Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 30 minutes.
    9. 9
      Meanwhile, core cabbage. Cut base of leaves into 2" squares.
    10. 10
      Cut leafy tops in half.
    11. 11
      Place over meatballs; cover and simmer 10 minutes more. Transfer meatballs and cabbage to serving platter.
    12. 12
      Blend 2 Tbsp cornstarch and 3 Tbsp water, and stir into pan juices cooking until slightly thickened.
    13. 13
      Add sesame oil and serve over meatballs.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 25, 2011

      55

      Served atop some rice this was a delightful meal that was enjoyed by my DH and I... Just delicious!

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    • on June 12, 2010

      55

      I had some shrimp I had to use up and decided to try my hand at these, and they were delicious!

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    • on December 31, 2008

      55

      I love making meatballs and these sounded so good. I am sure happy I made them, as they were enjoyed by the family very much!

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    Nutritional Facts for Chinese Meatballs

    Serving Size: 1 (193 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 230.3
     
    Calories from Fat 99
    43%
    Total Fat 11.0 g
    17%
    Saturated Fat 2.5 g
    12%
    Cholesterol 115.4 mg
    38%
    Sodium 1114.7 mg
    46%
    Total Carbohydrate 6.9 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
    1%
    Sugars 1.3 g
    5%
    Protein 23.8 g
    47%

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