Monday, July 5, 2010

Za-Zoom Meatballs

I hope that everyone had a wonderful July 4th weekend! We celebrated today by going out to breakfast and then by watching our towns Independence Day Parade. It was a good day. The hubs and I were too tired to go out and watch the fireworks . . . but we heard them. We will have to do that on the 24th for sure.
My hubby and I were out of town last week . . . so I have been trying to cook "real food" the past few days and hence this little jem of a recipe. He was on a golf getaway with his amazing Dad and I was chewing dust and squealing over bugs in the mountains with the girls in our ward . . . it was wonderful and a day! Za-Zoom Meatballs
Recipe by: Emily

Meat Balls:7 Tbsp Soy sauce, low sodium
6 Tbsp Sugar
1 teaspoon Garlic salt
2 Tbsp Water
3 Scallions, diced
1 tsp Ginger
2 lb Ground beef
1 cup Bread crumbs, I love panko for this!
1 tsp Black Pepper, freshly cracked

Za-Zoom Sauce:1 cup Brown sugar
2 Tbsp Soy Sauce
1 1/2 cups Water
1 teaspoon Ginger, mashed and minced1 1/2 cups Catsup
1/3 cup Pineapple Juice
1/3 cup Vinegar
Salt & pepper to taste

1. Whisk all the sauce ingredients together in a medium bowl and set aside.

2. Mix all of the ingredients together except for the ground beef and bread crumbs. Let sit for 10 minutes.

3. Place the beef in a large bowl and make a well in the center. Put the crumbs in the well and pour the soy sauce mixture over crumbs. Blend beef and crumb mixture together thouroughly with your hands.

4. Shape ground beef mixture into balls and brown in oil.

5. Place the browned meat balls in an oven safe baking dish; pour the sauce over them and bake at 300 F. for one hour. Serve over rice or alone. Enjoy!


Sara said...

These look so yummy. I have all the ingredients, so I think I'll make them this weekend. The kids will love them.

Mandy said...

These meatballs look so good! I'll definitely have to try them.