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Spicy Apple Glazed Meatball Skewers


  • 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


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)

Spicy Apple Glazed Meatball Skewers

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