• Prep Time
    15 Mins
  • Cook Time
    0 Mins
  • Total Time
    15 Mins
  • The base number of servings for this recipe is 4
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    Orange Honey Pork Meatballs

    Everyone will fall in love with this easy to make, flavorful, and fun meatball recipe. Orange Honey Pork Meatballs can be served as appetizer or as lunch or dinner with bread, pasta, rice, quinoa, salad, yucca, pumpkin, or carrot puree or a side of zucchini and squash. Add a serrano or jalapeño chile for a spicy touch.


    Ingredients
    For the Meatballs
    1
    pound
    ground pork
    1
    clove
    garlic, minced
    1
    egg
    *
    salt and pepper to taste
    *
    chile serrano or jalapeño, minced
    For the Sauce
    *
    juice and zest of 1 orange
    2
    tablespoons
    low sodium soy sauce
    1
    tablespoon
    honey or agave
    2
    tablespoons
    Olive Oil
    1
    tablespoon
    Chopped Cilantro
    Directions
    In a bowl, mix the pork, garlic, egg, serrano or jalapeño and lightly season with salt and pepper.
    Using your hands, shape 10-12 meatballs similar to a small burger patty and set aside in the refrigerator.
    In another bowl, combine the zest and orange juice, soy sauce, honey or agave and set aside.
    In a sauté pan over medium high heat, add 2 tablespoons of olive oil and cook meatballs for 2 minutes on one side.
    Then flip over the meatballs, add the sauce, and scrape the bottom of the pan using a wood or rubber spoon. Cook for 2 more minutes and reduce the heat to medium low until meatballs are cooked through and sauce has thickened.
    Add cilantro and serve immediately.

    The base number of servings for this recipe is 4
    OK

    Categories 

    Pork

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