Waikiki Meatballs

1 1/2 lbs. ground beef
2/3 cup cracker crumbs
1/3 cup minced onion
1 egg
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. ginger
1/4 cup milk
1 tbsp. shortening
2 tbsp. cornstarch
1/2 cup brown sugar (packed)
1 can (13 1/2oz) pineapple tidbits, drained (reserve syrup)
1/3 cup vinegar
1 tbsp. soy sauce
1/3 cup chopped green pepper
6 servings
Mix meat, crumbs, onion, egg, salt, ginger and milk.
Shape mixture by rounded tablespoonfuls into balls.
Melt shortening in large skillet; brown and cook meatballs.
Remove meatballs; keep warm.
Pour fat from skillet.
Mix cornstarch and sugar.
Stir in reserved pineapple syrup, vinegar and soy sauce until smooth.
Pour into skillet; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils.
Boil and stir 1 minute.
Add meatballs, pineapple tidbits and green pepper; heat through.