AuthorBiteSized
DifficultyBeginner
Yields1 Serving
Total Time1 hr
Meatball










Barbecue Sauce










Sauté onions
1

In a pan over medium heat, melt the butter and oil together then add the minced white onion. Cook until the onion caramelizes, season with salt and pepper. Set aside to cool.

Soak bread
2

In a bowl, combine chopped bread and milk. Mix well and allow to soak for about 5 minutes.

Prepare meat mixture
3

To the same bowl, add pork, beef, caramelized onions, and onions. Season well with salt and pepper and mix well. Leave to marinate for at least 20 minutes so that the flavors develop.

Prepare meatballs
4

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Form meatballs that are about 2 tablespoons in size and place onto a greased baking sheet.

Bake the meatballs in the preheated oven for 18 – 20 minutes, until cooked through.

Make sauce
5

In a wide and deep pan over medium heat, add soy sauce, oyster sauce, calamansi juice, vinegar, banana ketchup, garlic, lemon-lime soda, brown sugar, salt, and pepper. Mix until everything is well combined and bring to a boil.
Bring the sauce to a boil then lower temperature. Cook until thickened to a syrupy consistency.

Braise meatballs
6

Add baked meatballs into the sauce and allow them to simmer in the sauce for 5 minutes on low heat before serving.

Ingredients

Meatball










Barbecue Sauce










Directions

Sauté onions
1

In a pan over medium heat, melt the butter and oil together then add the minced white onion. Cook until the onion caramelizes, season with salt and pepper. Set aside to cool.

Soak bread
2

In a bowl, combine chopped bread and milk. Mix well and allow to soak for about 5 minutes.

Prepare meat mixture
3

To the same bowl, add pork, beef, caramelized onions, and onions. Season well with salt and pepper and mix well. Leave to marinate for at least 20 minutes so that the flavors develop.

Prepare meatballs
4

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Form meatballs that are about 2 tablespoons in size and place onto a greased baking sheet.

Bake the meatballs in the preheated oven for 18 – 20 minutes, until cooked through.

Make sauce
5

In a wide and deep pan over medium heat, add soy sauce, oyster sauce, calamansi juice, vinegar, banana ketchup, garlic, lemon-lime soda, brown sugar, salt, and pepper. Mix until everything is well combined and bring to a boil.
Bring the sauce to a boil then lower temperature. Cook until thickened to a syrupy consistency.

Braise meatballs
6

Add baked meatballs into the sauce and allow them to simmer in the sauce for 5 minutes on low heat before serving.

Pinoy Barbecue Meatballs