A little bit sweet, a little bit spicy, and a whole lot of awesome, these Slow Cooked Orange Meatballs will have everyone fighting over getting to the slow cooker first!
about 4 hours on low
400g minced beef
4 small onions, one finely chopped, three chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 tsp salt for meatballs
Good crack of freshly ground black pepper
350ml Orange Marmalade
1 small jalapeno chilli, chopped
60ml orange juice
60ml beef stock
3 onions, chopped
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
Start by making your meatballs - in a bowl mix the beef, egg, one finely chopped onion, garlic, 1 tsp salt and a good crack of freshly ground pepper. If you want to check your seasoning, pick off a small chunk and fry it until cooked. Wet your hands, then roll the mix into 3cm balls.
In the slow cooker, mix together the marmalade, orange juice, jalapeno chilli, onion, beef stock, 1/4 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp pepper. Stir well until combined.
Seal the meatballs in a hot frying pan, then add the meatballs to the slow cooker and ensure that all of them are covered with the orange mix. Cook on low for at least 4 hours.