ELP-Sweet, Chili Meat Balls (Chiles Rellenos Dulces)

Friday, October 31st, 2014


Ingredients:

1 egg
Shortening
¼ cup milk
1 cup chopped raisins
2 pounds beef or pork, boiled and ground
1 cup chopped, green chilies
1 teaspoon salt
1 ½ cups brown sugar
1 ½ teaspoons allspice
1 cup flour

Preparation:

  1. Heat 2-inches of shortening in a heavy saucepan on medium-high heat.
  2. Beat egg and milk in a small mixing bowl. Set aside.
  3. Combine meat, sugar, raisins, allspice, salt, and chili with 3 tablespoons of egg mixture.
  4. Form mixture into ½ inch balls. Dip balls into remaining mixture and roll in flour.
  5. Fry sweet, chili meat balls in hot shortening until golden. Drain on absorbent towels.

Yield: Approximately 3-4 dozen
Total Frying Time: 20-25 minutes
Temperature: Medium-High
Freezes Well

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