Friday, 22 February 2008

Orange BBQ Meatball Appies

1 lb lean ground beef
1/2 cup crushed tortilla chips
1/2 cup finely chopped green
   onions
1 large egg
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon oregano
1 teaspoon minced garlic
2/3 cup barbecue sauce
1 1/2 teaspoons grated orange
   zest
1/4 cup orange juice


  • Using your hands, mix beef, chips, the green onion, egg, cumin, oregano and garlic in a medium bowl until well combined. Form into 30 balls (about 1 tbs each)
  • Coat a large nonstick skillet with nonstick spray; heat over medium heat. Add meatballs; increase heat to medium-high and cook for 5 to 7 minutes, turning frequently, until browned and cooked through.
  • Add barbecue sauce, orange zest and juice to the skillet. Cook, tossing, over low heat until meatballs are coated and the sauce quite thick.
  • Transfer to serving bowl and serve with toothpicks.