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Sweet & Spicy Chicken Meatballs

Sweet & Spicy Chicken Meatballs

  • Author: Heather Lasco, RD
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 40 meatballs 1x


These sweet & spicy chicken meatballs offer the perfect kickoff to any party. They can also be enjoyed as a family dinner.


  • 2lbs ground chicken
  • 1 cup Panko
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 of one onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp ginger, grated
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 cup Sriracha
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar (or white vinegar)
  • 2 tbsp Low Sodium Soy Sauce or Bragg’s Liquid Aminos
  • 1 orange, zested
  • 2 green onion, sliced thin tops and bottoms separated
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame seeds


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly grease a metal sheet pan with a high heat oil such as avocado or canola oil.
  2. In a large mixing bowl add ground chicken, panko, onion, garlic, ginger, pepper, and salt. Mix until well combined.
  3. Form into small meatballs and place on the lined baking sheet.
  4. Bake in the oven for 10-12 minutes, flip the meatballs to the other side, and continue baking for another 10-12 minutes or until completely cooked through.
  5. While the meatballs are baking make the sweet and spicy sauce. ;In a small saucepan add sriracha, honey, rice vinegar, soy sauce, and orange zest over medium heat. Simmer for a few minutes and remove from heat
  6. Once out of the oven toss with the Sweet and Spicy Sauce.
  7. Garnish with green onions and toasted sesame seeds..
  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Dinner, Appetizer

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