Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Aloha Meatball Sliders

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Welcome to day 2 of Super Bowl Week here at Curry and Comfort. We covered wings yesterday, so today it's about the burger.   I can't just do a plain burger for you... so I decided to share these fun Aloha Meatball Sliders.  I love the sweet and tropical flavor of these meatball sliders.  The crushed pineapple in these meatballs give them wonderful texture and the sweet and tangy glaze puts them over the top.  No one will be throwing a flag on the play when it comes to these sliders. 


 Ingredients:
For the sliders:
1lb lean ground pork
1lb lean ground chicken
1 (20oz) can of crushed pineapple drained well, reserve juice
seasoning salt to taste
2 slices of bread crumbled
2-3 Tbs of ketchup
1/4 cup of diced onion
2 green chilies diced small
black pepper to taste
I clove of grated garlic
1 Tbs of honey or brown sugar
1 egg
red chili flakes (to taste- optional)

Sauce/Glaze
Reserved pineapple juice from can
2 Tbs of brown sugar
1 Tbs of rice wine vinegar
1/4 cup of ketchup
salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup of sweet chili sauce (like mae ploy egg roll sauce)
2tsp of cornstarch


Directions:
Mix all meatball slider ingredients together.  Form into meatballs (to the size of your bun).  Brown on all sides in some canola oil on medium heat until they are 80% cooked through.  Add prepared sauce above and simmer until sauce glazed meatballs.   Serve hot on buns with lettuce and sriracha sauce if desired.  Enjoy.
 


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9 comments:

  1. These are so totally my kind of meatball. Just your description of them had me drooling!

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  2. These sound absolutely delicious, a fantastic twist on a classic meatball :)

    Happy Blogging!
    Happy Valley Chow

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  3. sliders are just the cutest way to stuff my face full of delicious food. :) I can only eat one hamburger, but I can eat SO MANY sliders, especially with flavors like these!

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  4. That looks so yummy & my mouth is watering! I love the way you have presented them & great clicks!

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  5. Oh yum, burgers get old for me some times but these. They really change things up. Love it!

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  6. mmmm.....yummmm... Looks mouthwatering. Amazing clicks

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  7. Eat your heart out Hawaii, best Hawaiian burgers made right here :D

    Cheers
    CCU

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  8. The pineapple sends these over the top!!

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