Main course

Sweet and Sour Meatballs on Rice


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Sweet and Sour Meatballs on Rice
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Add some sweet and sour flavors to the classic meatball recipe: try this Chinese dish to pair with some rice and a tasty tomato sauce

For the meatballs
For the tomato sauce
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  • Recipe category Main course
  • Recipe yield 4
  • Recipe cuisine Chinese

Cook the rice according to the package instructions.

For the meatballs
Pour the cream over the bread and soak briefly. Add the mince, egg, parsley and lemon zest, season with salt and pepper and mix well. Shape the mixture into small balls.
Heat the olive oil and fry the meatballs on all sides for 6-8 minutes, until nicely browned. Put into the tomato sauce.
Serve the rice and meatballs in bowls and scatter with strips of green pepper.

For the tomato sauce
Heat the olive oil in a pan and sweat the shallot and garlic until translucent.
Stir in the tomato puree, add the tomatoes with their juice and simmer gently for about 10 minutes.
Season to taste with salt and pepper and add the honey and lemon juice to taste.

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