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Crispy and Fluffy Meatballs with Sweet-Sour Sauce

Crispy and Fluffy Meatballs with Sweet-Sour Sauce

Crispy outside and fluffy inside. It is the best collaboration of tasty meatballs and sweet and sour sauce. Good for your lunch box!

Ingredients

For the meatballs
Mixed pork and beef mince
300 g
Onion
1/2
Egg
1
Panko
3 tablespoons
Sake
2 tablespoons
Water
1 tablespoon
Katakuriko
2 tablespoons
Sesame oil
1 tablespoon
Salt and pepper
To taste
Sweet and sour sauce
Vinegar
3 tablespoons
Soy sauce
3 tablespoons
Sugar
3 tablespoons
Ketchup
2 tablespoons
Sake
2 tablespoons
Mirin
1 tablespoon
Water
4 tablespoons
Katakuriko
1 tablespoon

Steps

1. Chop the onion finely and put all the ingredients for the meatballs in a bowl.
2. Mix the ingredients really well.
3. Shape into balls.
4. Deep-fry the meatballs in oil heated to 160°C oil until golden brown.
5. When the surface becomes crispy, it is done.
6. Combine all the sweet and sour sauce ingredients. Add the katakuriko and stir well.
7. Place the meat balls and sauce ingredients in a frying pan. Stir and continue to cook until the sauce has thickened.
8. Sprinkle with sesame seeds if you like. Serve. You can freeze these for later!
9. You can put quail eggs inside the meatballs like Scotch eggs. It is tasty and colourful for your lunch box.

Story Behind this Recipe

I created the softness of the meatballs and the thickness of the sauce to my liking.