Bev's Happy Owls

Chinese Meatballs

Serves 4, 5sp per serving

1 x 220g water chestnuts
500g extra lean pork mince
½ tablespoon Chinese 5 spice powder
low fat cooking spray
2tbsp cornflour
3 tbsp dark soy sauce
1 red chilli deseeded and diced
Put oven chips to cook as per instructions. Drain water chestnuts and chop 1/3 finely and mix with the pork mince and Chinese 5 spice powder. Shape into 20 meatballs. Lightly coat non stick frying pan with low fat spray and cook meatballs for 12 – 13 minutes over a medium heat, turning to brown them evenly. Meanwhile, mix cornflour and soy sauce together in a measuring jug then add 300ml cold water and the chilli. Slice the remaining water chestnuts in half and add these to frying pan, along with soy sauce mixture. Simmer for 2 minutes until the sauce is thickened and clear. Serve immediately.

Serve with 100g thick oven chips or 60g rice each for an extra 6 smart points