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Servings: 20

Honey Sriracha Chicken Meatballs Recipe

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Honey Sriracha Chicken Meatballs Recipe - juicy homemade chicken meatballs with a simple sweet and hot honey Sriracha sauce. Great for an appetizer or a main dish.
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  • 1 lb (500 grams) boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1 egg
  • 1 garlic clove — , presses
  • 1 small onion — , grated
  • 1 slice white bread — , soaked in water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • black pepper to taste — (optional)
  • 1-2 tbsp olive oil for cooking

For the sauce:

  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup Sriracha
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger — (optional)


For the sauce:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a small sauce pan. Cook on medium heat for 5-6 minutes, until the sauce gets hot and thickens.

For the meatballs:

  1. In a food processor or blender add chicken and process until ground. Add egg, bread, garlic, onion, salt and pepper and process until combined.

  2. Transfer to a bowl and mix with your hands.

    Using a small cookie scoop (about 2 tbsp) shape balls (roll with wet hands) and place them on a plate.

  3. Heat 1 tbsp oil (you may need more) in a skillet over medium heat. Cook meatballs 3-4 minutes per side and carefully turn, cooking time may vary depending on the type of skillet used. Cook meatballs until cooked through and golden.

  4. Pour sauce over meatballs and toss to combine.

    Garnish with sesame seeds, chopped cilantro and lime or lemon wedges.

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American

Nutrition Information

Calories: 41, Cholesterol: 8mg, Sodium: 126mg, Potassium: 15mg, Carbohydrates: 8g, Sugar: 7g, Vitamin A: 10%, Vitamin C: 0.8%, Calcium: 6%, Iron: 0.1%