I love these meatballs! It’s actually the sauce that makes this meal delicious. I normally keep frozen meatballs handy, in case I want to make this. Because some days, you don’t have time to plan!
The sauce adds a ton of flavor. I often make a little (ok, a lot) extra because me kids love it with their rice.
Also, it’s easy to adjust the spiciness of this. We seem to always have sriracha ssauce in the house and this sauce doesn’t seem as spicy to my kids as some of the other sauces. I’ll be honest, in the recipe I am giving you, it’s fairly mild. But, I’m happy to have it mild rather than flavorless. Finally, our kids are experimenting and enjoying different foods and flavors!
If you and your family like spicier flavors, just add a little extra sriracha. I bring it to the table because my husband adds extra to his.
Just an fyi, I found the original sweet and sour meatballs recipe from The Pioneer Woman and adapted it to my family’s tastes (a little less spicy and just a little more sauce for the rice).
This is an easy recipe to whip up. Just make sure you keep some frozen meatballs on hand. All the other ingredients are pantry ingredients for me. Makes this one of those ‘go to’ recipes on busy nights.
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