1/3 cup finely chopped green onion (white and green parts)
3/4 cup bread crumbs
2 tablespoons rice wine or any dry white wine
1 teaspoon minced garlic
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 1/4 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Mix all sauce ingredients thoroughly. Set aside to allow flavors
Next, combine all meat loaf ingredients except cornstarch. Take
1 cup of sauce AND mix it into meat. Follow this step with evenly
sprinkling cornstarch over meat and thoroughly mixing it in.
Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
Place meat in loaf pan and pack it down. Bake covered with foil
for about 30 minutes. During last 10 minutes of initial 30-minute
baking cycle, remove meat loaf from oven, drain fat and slice into
several serving-size slices. Pour about 1/2 cup of sauce over meat,
making sure some of sauce runs down into cracks.
for about 15 more minutes.
Meanwhile, if you want, you can heat and thicken leftover sauce
with about 1 teaspoon cornstarch and an equal amount of water. As
sauce starts to thicken, you can add about 2 teaspoons hot oil to
Drain fat, slice meatloaf and pour sauce over it.
This recipe makes a lot of sauce, so leftover heated sauce can be
spooned over individual meatloaf servings if desired.
If you want a browner meatloaf, bake covered for about 20
minutes and uncovered for 15-20 minutes.