Five Spice Appetizer Meatballs

Terrytx posted 12-02-98 9:28 AM pt (US)

* Exported from MasterCook *

Five-Spice Appetizer Meatballs

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Serving Size : 48 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Low Fat Appetizers & Snacks

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 egg white -- slightly beaten
3/4 cup soft bread crumbs
1/4 tsp five-spice powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 lb lean ground beef
1 1/2 cups orange juice
3 tbl honey
4 tsp cornstarch
4 tsp soy sauce
1/4 tsp ground ginger
1 medium red and/or green bell pepper -- cut in 1" cubes

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a large bowl combine first 4 ingred.

Add beef; mix well.

Shape into 48 one inch meatballs.

Place in a 15x10x1" baking pan and bake for 15-20 min. or till no pink remains in center of meatballs. Drain.

Meanwhile, in a large saucepan stir together orange juice, honey, cornstarch, soy, and ginger. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly and then cook and stir for 2 min. more.

Add peppers and meatballs to saucepan; cook and stir until heated through.

Keep warm in a fondue pot or chafing dish. Serve with toothpicks.

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