Tangy Asian Meatballs

With a different and delicious Asian-style glaze, these meatballs are a tangy addition to any potluck meal, indoors or outdoors.

Yield:

Serves 4

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 5 Hours

Nutritional Information

Calories 419
Fat 26 g
Satfat 9 g
Protein 23 g
Carbohydrate 21 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 135 mg
Sodium 803 mg

Ingredients

1 pound ground pork
1/3 cup panko bread crumbs
3 scallions, white and light-green parts, chopped
1 large egg
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh ginger
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2 cup barbecue sauce
1/4 cup jarred Chinese plum sauce or duck sauce
2 tablespoons hoisin sauce

Preparation

1. Combine pork, panko, scallions, egg, soy sauce, ginger and garlic in a large bowl; mix gently but thoroughly with your fingers. Roll into 1-inch balls.

2. Mist slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray. Add meatballs. In a small bowl, whisk together barbecue sauce, plum sauce and hoisin sauce; pour over meatballs. Gently stir to coat.

3. Cover and cook on low until meatballs are cooked through, 3 to 5 hours.

Note:

December 2010