Sesame Piggy Bumps W/Apricot Sauce

“Baked pork meatballs -- Could be made with ground beef, turkey, or a combination of ground meats. Serve meatballs as an appetizer with sauce -- or for a main course, double the amount of sauce, add stir fry vegetables and serve over rice.”
READY IN:
50mins
YIELD:
38 meatballs
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine ground pork, minced water chestnuts, sesame oil, soy sauce, garlic salt, and grated gingerroot.
  3. Form 1 inch meatballs ~ VERY LIGHTLY dredge meatballs in cornstarch.
  4. Place meatballs on a large baking pan, sprayed with cooking spray ~ make sure meatballs don't touch.
  5. Bake for 15 minutes ~ turn meatballs and continue baking for another 15 minutes for a TOTAL of 30 minutes.
  6. For sauce: In a small saucepan combine apricot preserves, red wine vinegar, honey, soy sauce, garlic salt, and cayenne pepper. Combine water and cornstarch to make a slurry; add to sauce mixture and heat til thickened; add toasted sesame seeds.
  7. Pour hot sauce over baked Sesame Piggy Bumps.
  8. For main dish, double the sauce amount and add stir fry vegetables ~ serve over rice.

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