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Sunday, April 21, 2013

Beef Meatballs Wrapped in Bacon (MOINKs)

I did a Google search today for bbq wrapped with bacon and discovered some pictures for MOINKs aka beef meatballs wrapped in bacon. MOINK stands for "MOO" and "OINK" (beef and pork).

Meatballs wrapped in bacon after 30 minutes on the grill

MOINKs after 80 minutes on the grill

MOINK close-up on my Weber Platinum grill

Finished MOINK close-up read-to-eat after 90 minutes on the grill
I didn't follow any particular recipe, but here's a summary of how I made the tasty bbq treats.

Meatballs Wrapped in Bacon
  • 1 lb ground sirloin
  • 12 slices of bacon
  • 4 tablespoons of bbq rub
  • 3 tablespoons of breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg

Directions:
  • Place the ground sirloin in a medium sized-bowl.
  • Add the breadcrumbs, bbq rub and one well-beaten egg.
  • Mix it together for 5 minutes by hand.
  • Form into meatballs roughly 1 3/4 inches in diameter.
  • Wrap them with bacon and secure with a toothpick.
  • Pre-heat grill to 350 degrees.
  • Grill the beef wrapped in bacon using indirect heat for 1 hour and check for doneness.
  • Cook until finished and sauce with your favorite bbq sauce during the last 5 minutes of cooking.
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3 comments:

Christian said...
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Chris said...

I might make up a batch of MOINK for the wedding shower we are having at the office on Monday.

Huntspoint Steaks said...

YUMMY, I love to try one of these. I will definitely try these with KOBE BEEF MEATBALLS. Thanks for sharing your recipe with us.