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Easy Sweet and Sour Pork Meatballs with Sweet New Harvest Onion

Easy Sweet and Sour Pork Meatballs with Sweet New Harvest Onion

Why not use delicious sweet new harvest onions to make a sweet and sour pork dish? In this recipe I made a slight change using pork meatballs. It is easy to make and tasty.

Ingredients

Pork mince
400 g
☆ Finely chopped Japanese leek
1/2
☆ Egg
1
☆ Sake
1 tablespoon
☆ Soy sauce
1 teaspoon
☆ Katakuriko
1 tablespoon
☆The juice from grated ginger
1 teaspoon
◆Tomato ketchup, vinegar
4 tablespoons each
◆ Sugar
2 tablespoons
◆ Soy sauce
1 teaspoon
◆ Katakuriko
1 tablespoon
Sweet new harvest onion
1
Carrot
1/2
Green pepper (Japanese small type ones)
2

Steps

1. Cut the carrot roughly and heat in a microwave for 1 to 2 minutes. Cut the green pepper and onion into 3 cm widths.
2. Mix the pork mince with the ☆ingredients and add the salt and pepper. Mix well until the pork mince becomes sticky. Make 3 cm-diameter meatballs.
3. Deep-fry the meatballs in 170 °C oil for about 3 minutes.
4. Make the sweet and sour sauce. Combine the ◆ ingredients, 150ml of water, 1/3 teaspoon of salt and a little black pepper.
5. Heat the oil in a frying pan and stir fry the onion until translucent. Add the carrot and stir fry further.
6. When the vegetables are cooked through add the meatballs and green pepper. Stir fry further.
7. After everything is stir-fried well add the sauce ingredients from step 4. Mix well.
8. It is done!

Story Behind this Recipe

I had a lot of pork mince at that time, and I love sweet new harvest onion!!
I wondered if I make some meatball dish with them.
Sweet new harvest onions are very tasty. Why not use a lot of them and make a tasty sweet and sour pork dish?