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Teriyaki Chicken Meatballs

Recipe from Two Peas and Their Pod

Teriyaki Chicken Meatballs- juicy, baked chicken meatballs covered in a sticky homemade teriyaki sauce. Serve with rice and your favorite vegetable for an easy 30-minute meal.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: chicken
Servings: 20 meatballs
Calories: 64kcal

Ingredients

For the meatballs:

  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

For the sauce:

  • 1/3 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons peeled and grated fresh ginger
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch

For serving:

  • Sesame seeds
  • Green onions, sliced
  • Rice, optional

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400º F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine the ground chicken, panko, egg, green onions, garlic, salt, and pepper. Stir until well combined.
  • Using a medium cookie scoop or a spoon, scoop and roll the mixture into 2-tablespoon balls and place them on the prepared baking sheet. You can wear gloves or lightly spray your hands with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until browned and cooked through. Check early so you don’t overcook and dry out the meatballs. Remove from the oven.
  • While the meatballs are baking, make the sauce. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together soy sauce, brown sugar, vinegar, sesame oil, fresh ginger, garlic, and cornstarch.
  • Pour the sauce in a large skillet. Heat over medium heat and bring to a boil. Reduce to low and simmer for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until the sauce thickens. Turn off the heat and add the warm meatballs. Stir until meatballs are well coated in the sauce.
  • Garnish with sesame seeds and sliced green onions. Serve with rice, if desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 64kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.02g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 309mg | Potassium: 153mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 24IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 0.5mg