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Polynesian Meatball & Pineapple Skewers


A fun way to bring the taste of the tropics to your home, these peanut studded meatballs are skewered with pineapple and brushed with sweet & sour sauce. A family favorite for sure!

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  • 1 beaten egg
  • 1/4 cup fine bread crumbs
  • 2 tbsp fresh cilantro
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp ground red pepper
  • 1 lb hamburger
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped peanuts
  • 1 20oz can of pineapple chunks
  • 1 1/4 cups bottled sweet & sour sauce


Servings 36
Level of difficulty Difficult
Preparation time 45mins
Cooking time 25mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

In a mixing bowl combine egg, bread crumbs, parsley, garlic, salt, and red pepper, hamburger & peanuts. Mix well

Step 2

Shape into 36-40 meatballs, place in a baking dish & bake in a 350 degree oven for 25 minutes or until no longer pink

Step 3

Thread a meatball and a pineapple chunk onto a toothpick and return to the baking pan. Repeat with the remaining fruit & meatballs. Brush with some of the sweet & sour sauce and continue baking 5-8 minutes until heated through


Recipe can be doubled for a cookout or party appetizer

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