Deep-Fried Meatballs with Kumquats


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By Irene Kuo

Published 1977

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Deep-fried meatballs are tossed in a reddish sweet and sour sauce with green peppers and golden kumquats. This would serve 4 and goes especially well with Stir-fried Celery Cabbage or Cauliflower


  • 1 recipe meatballs, without the spinach filling
  • 4 cups oil
  • 1


Divide the meatball mixture into 16 portions and form into balls. This may be done hours in advance. Then deep-fry them as indicated in the recipe and drain on paper towels. Do not do the deep-frying in advance.

Heat a wok or large, heavy skillet over high heat until hot; add tablespoons