Hawaiian Meatballs

Hawaiian Meatballs

1 pound ground pork
½  cup panko breadcrumbs

¼  cup minced red onion

¼ cup packed fresh cilantro

½ teaspoon coarse salt

1 Tablespoon vegetable oil

1 cup fresh pineapple chunks

1 cup  pineapple juice

2 Tablespoons rice wine vinegar

½ teaspoon cornstarch

1 large pinch Cayenne pepper

  1. Mix pork, panko, onion, cilantro, and salt.
  2. Form into 12 meatballs, chill 1 hour.
  3. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high.Cook meatballs turning occasionally until browned all over, about 7 minutes.
  4. Remove meatballs from pan.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together pineapple juice, vinegar, cornstarch, and cayenne.
  6. Add to skillet; bring to a gentle boil.
  7. Return meatballs to pan, cook until sauce is reduced about 5 minutes.
  8. Remove from heat, add pineapple chunks; toss to coat.
  9. Serve with favorite salad.
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