Cocktail Meatballs With Sweet Sour Dipping Sauce

Cocktail Meatballs With Sweet Sour Dipping Sauce

Cocktail Meatballs With Sweet Sour Dipping Sauce

The holiday season is upon us and it’s time to start thinking about party food. What’s easier than a few dozen meatballs swimming in a sweet and sour concoction? The real magic here is in the dipping sauce, which can be used on anything from chicken fingers to eggrolls.

Cocktail meatballs are a classic party appetizer that are always a hit. They are easy to make and can be served with a variety of dipping sauces. One of our favorites is a sweet and sour sauce that is sure to please everyone.


  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 (16-ounce) jar of sweet and sour sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine the ground beef, bread crumbs, milk, Parmesan cheese, egg, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
  3. Roll the meatball mixture into 1-inch balls. Place the meatballs in a single layer in a baking dish.
  4. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the meatballs are cooked through.
  5. Serve the meatballs with sweet and sour sauce.

Sweet and Sour Dipping Sauce Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

Sweet and Sour Dipping Sauce Instructions:

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine the sugar, corn syrup, apple cider vinegar, water, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, red pepper flakes, and ground ginger.
  2. Bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.
  3. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened.
  4. Remove from heat and let cool slightly.
  5. Serve the sauce with the meatballs.

Benefits of Cocktail Meatballs With Sweet Sour Dipping Sauce:

  • Cocktail meatballs are a good source of protein and healthy fats.
  • Sweet and sour sauce is a good source of antioxidants.
  • This dish is a good way to get your children to eat their vegetables.
  • Cocktail meatballs and sweet and sour sauce are both easy to make.

This dish is sure to be a hit at your next party. So gather your ingredients and get started!


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