Five Spice Meatballs

 Five Spice Meatballs

Prep:     10 minutes
Cook:     15-20 minutes
Makes:  48 meatballs


1 slightly beaten egg white
3/4 cups soft bread crumbs
1/4 teaspoon five spice powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 lbs. lean ground beef
1 1/2 cups orange juice
3 tablespoons honey
4 teaspoons cornstarch
4 teaspoons soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
Sweet red and green peppers, cut 1-inch pieces


Combine egg white, bread crumbs, 5 spice powder, salt; add beef, mix well.  Shape into 48 (1-inch) meatballs.  Place in 10x15x1 inch baking pan.

Bake at 350 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes until done.  Drain.

Meanwhile, stir together orange juice, honey, cornstarch, soy sauce and ginger.  Cook.  Stir until thickened and bubbly. 

Cook about 2 minutes or more.  Add sweet pepper and meatballs to saucepan. 

Cook and stir until heated through. 

Serve with toothpicks.  Yield 48 meatballs.

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