Sweet And Sour Chicken Meatballs Recipe

The perfect combination of sweet and sour, with some shredded vegetables snuck in to add some health benefits.


2 Tablespoons olive oil
1 onion, chopped
1 large carrot, chopped

1 (14 1/2 ounce) cans chicken broth
1 (15 ounce) cans tomato sauce
1/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1/4 cup distilled white vinegar
1 (8 ounce) cans crushed pineapple in juice
1/4 cup ketchup
1 slice white bread
2 Tablespoons milk
3/4 lb ground chicken
1/2 zucchini, shredded
1 egg, beaten
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder


Heat olive oil in large skillet; add onion, and carrot. Cook 5 minutes until onion is softened.

Stir in broth, tomato sauce, brown sugar, white vinegar, pineapple with juice, and ketchup.

Simmer 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

While this simmers, soak bread in milk in large bowl until milk is absorbed.

Mix soaked bread together with chicken, zucchini, egg, salt, pepper and garlic powder.

Shape 12 meatballs, approx 2 tablespoons mixture each.

Drop meatballs into the simmering sauce, cook 15 minutes or until cooked through.