Chicken Meatballs
2 months ago

Appetizer idea: Kung Pao Chicken Meatballs

These little meatball appetizers will get everyone talking! You can make them with ground chicken or ground turkey.

Ingredients

For the meatballs

  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • ⅓ cup yellow onion, finely diced
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup white whole wheat flour (or another flour of your choice)
  • ⅓ cup rolled oats
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic

For the kung pao sauce

  • ¼ tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Sriracha
  • 2 tablespoons chili paste
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • Scallions, chopped (optional), for topping

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400 F and spray a baking sheet with cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. Place all meatball ingredients into a large bowl and mix until combined.
  3. Make 1-inch meatballs and place them on a baking sheet. Tip: moisten your hands with water to make handling the raw meat easier.
  4. Bake meatballs for 15 minutes, or until tops begin to turn golden brown.
  5. While meatballs are cooking, mix all the kung pao ingredients together in a small bowl.
  6. Once the meatballs have cooled slightly, toss in the sauce. Serve hot, topped with chopped scallions.
Chicken Meatballs

Recipe adapted from Fit Foodie Finds