Michigan Apple Recipes

Spicy Apple Glazed Meatball Skewers

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Spicy Apple Glazed Meatball Skewers

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup firmly packed brown sugar

  • 2 tsp. cornstarch

  • 1 tsp. ground ginger

  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper

  • 1 cup apple juice

  • ¼ cup reduced sodium soy sauce

  • 1 tsp. chili garlic sauce

  • 18 prepared meatballs, thawed if frozen

  • 18 1-inch green pepper squares

  • 18 fresh unpeeled McIntosh or Northern Spy apple wedges

  • 18 1-inch pieces green onion

  • Green onion tops (optional)

 

Nutrition Facts:

(3 skewers per serving):

  • Calories 261

  • Total Fat 9g

  • Sat. Fat. 3g

  • Trans. Fat 0g

  • Cholesterol 68mg

  • Sodium 493mg

  • Total Carbohydrates 28g

  • Dietary Fiber 2g

  • Total Sugars 18g

  • Protein 16g

Preparation:

Combine brown sugar, cornstarch and spices in saucepan. Stir in apple juice, soy sauce and chili garlic sauce until smooth. Bring to a boil on medium heat, stirring frequently. Simmer 2 minutes until thick and clear, stirring occasionally.

Add meatballs and glaze on low heat 2 minutes or until meatballs are heated through, stirring occasionally.

Make skewers of 1 green pepper square, 1 meatball, 1 apple wedge and 1 piece green onion.

Drizzle about 1 tablespoon remaining glaze onto each serving plate. Arrange 3 skewers on plate. Garnish with green onion top cut into thin strips.

Makes 6 Servings (3 skewers)


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