Ginger Chicken Meatballs in a Honey Sriracha Glaze

Spice up your weeknight dinner with these crazy good Ginger Chicken Meatballs in a Honey Sriracha Glaze!

Yield: 4 servings


Ingredients:

Baked Chicken Meatballs

  • 450g lean ground chicken
  • 1/2 cup Italian style bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cloves garlic,  minced
  • 3 tbsp chopped green onions
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp minced fresh ginger 
  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1/4 tsp pepper

Honey Sriracha Glaze:

  • ¼ cup sriracha
  • 3 tbsp reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 3 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp fresh minced ginger
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Sesame seeds for garnish

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 F. Line a baking sheet with foil and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl mix all ingredients for meatballs. Shape mixture into 24 meatballs, keeping a consistent size. Place meatballs on prepared baking sheet, spacing out evenly.
  3. Place meatballs in the oven and bake for 20-25 minutes, turning halfway through.
  4. While the meatballs are baking, combine all the ingredients for the sauce in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat, whisking continuously. Reduce heat and simmer for 8 to 10 minutes (the sauce will start to thicken).
  5. Remove the meatballs from the oven and then toss them in the glaze. Top with sesame seeds and pair with your favorite sides, I did steamed broccoli and jasmine rice! Enjoy!

Recipe & Photos By: Brittaney Berendsen RD