Honey Sriracha Chicken Meatballs

The Perfect Recipe for Meal Prep. These meatballs are to die for and are a weekly staple. Easy to prep and even more delicious to eat. Perfectly paired with vermicelli noodles or with quinoa and steamed greens.

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Health Benefits: 

  • Ginger: a long history of use for relieving digestive problems such as nausea, loss of appetite, motion sickness and pain
  • Mushrooms: great sources of protein, fibre, B vitamins (especially niacin), vitamin C, calcium, minerals, and selenium. They also contain antioxidants that are unique to mushrooms, such as ergothioneine, which according to studies is a highly powerful antioxidant.
  • Manuka Honey: healing sore throats and digestive illnesses

Ingredients: 

  • 1 lb of ground chicken
  • knob of grated ginger
  • 1/4 cup of Manuka honey
  • 1/4 cup of Sriracha
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • Sesame seeds (presentation and added crunch)
  • 2 green onion stalks
  • 1/2 cup of mushrooms(diced) (I used enoki mushrooms)
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • 1 tsp of pepper
  • 1 tsp of ground coriander
  • 1 tsp of chilli flakes
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup of Panko flakes

Cooking Instructions:

  • Preheat oven at 375 F
  • Slice mushrooms and green onion and sauté until caramalized
  • Add mixture to ground chicken (in mixing bowl)
  • Add grated ginger, salt, pepper, panko flakes, egg, chilli flakes and ground coriander to the ground ground chicken
  • Time to get your hands dirty, mix and make balls out of the mixture (size of golf balls)
  • Bake meatballs for 20 mins at 375 F on parchment paper lined baking sheet
  • In a separate bowl, mix oil, honey, Sriracha together. Set aside
  • Once meatballs are cooked, sauce the meatballs and put them back in the oven for 5 minutes
  • After 5 minutes, take the meatballs out and cover them in sesame seeds.  Serve with steamed greens and quinoa and/or vermicelli noodles.

Notes:

Meatballs last up to 5 days in the fridge unless you eat them all in one sitting 😉

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Yields: 12 Meatballs (golf ball size)

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Cooking Time: 30 Minutes

 

 

 

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