Sweet & Spicy Chicken Meatballs

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Got 10 minutes? Whip up these sweet and spicy chicken meatballs by Fit Foodie Finds for a unbelievably easy appetizer or meaty side. If you’re preparing these bad boys for a party, serve the sauce on the side — your guests who shy away from spice will thank you!

Sweet & Spicy Chicken Meatballs

Ingredients

For the Meatballs

  • 1 pound 99/1 ground chicken
  • 1/3 cup yellow onion, finely diced
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup white whole-wheat flour
  • 1/3 cup rolled oatmeal
  • 1 tablespoon sriracha
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic

For the Kung Pao Sauce

  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sriracha
  • 2 tablespoons chili paste
  • 2 tablespoons honey

Directions

Preheat oven to 400ºF, and coat a baking sheet with cooking spray. Set aside.

Place meatball ingredients into a large bowl, and mix until combined.

Using a tablespoon-size cookie scoop, scoop out mixture and mold into a ball with your hands (Tip: It works best if your hands are slightly wet.) Place on baking sheet.

Bake meatballs at for 25–28 minutes, or until the top begins to turn golden brown and are cooked through.

Meanwhile, mix kung pao sauce ingredients together in a small bowl.

Once the meatballs have slightly cooled, toss in sauce. Serve hot!

Nutrition Information

Serves: 10 |  Serving Size: 2 meatballs

Per serving: Calories: 120; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 47mg; Sodium: 480mg; Carbohydrate: 13g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 7g; Protein: 12g

Nutrition Bonus: Potassium: 9mg; Iron: 3%; Vitamin A: 2%; Vitamin C: 1%; Calcium: 1%


Lee HershLee is the author, recipe creator, and photographer behind the healthy food blog, FitFoodieFinds. She’s based in the Twin Cities where she runs her blog full time, teaches group fitness, and loves anything and everything about the outdoors. Check out her out on TwitterFacebookInstagram and Pinterest.

Photo courtesy of Lee Hersh. Recipe originally published on Fit Foodie Finds.

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