Sweet and Spicy Sriracha Glazed Meatballs



Sweet and Spicy Sriracha Glazed Meatballs

If you’re craving a flavorful twist on a classic appetizer, these Sweet and Spicy Sriracha Glazed Meatballs are the perfect choice. Imagine tender, juicy meatballs infused with the bold flavors of Sriracha sauce, balanced perfectly with a touch of sweetness. This recipe is a harmonious blend of heat and sweet, making it a favorite among spice enthusiasts and those with a sweet tooth alike. Whether you’re preparing for a party, family gathering, or simply want to treat yourself to a delicious snack, these meatballs are a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup green onions, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 egg
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 cup Sriracha sauce
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • Toasted sesame seeds and chopped green onions for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine ground beef, bread crumbs, milk, green onions, garlic, egg, salt, and pepper. Mix until well combined.
  2. Shape the mixture into bite-sized meatballs and place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  3. In a small saucepan, combine Sriracha sauce, honey, soy sauce, and sesame oil. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the sauce thickens, about 2-3 minutes.
  4. Preheat grill or grill pan over medium-high heat. Grill the meatballs until they are cooked through and slightly charred on the outside, about 10-12 minutes, turning occasionally.
  5. Brush the Sriracha glaze over the meatballs during the last 2-3 minutes of grilling.
  6. Remove the meatballs from the grill and garnish with toasted sesame seeds and chopped green onions.
  7. Serve hot and enjoy the sweet and spicy goodness!

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Yield: 24 meatballs

These Sweet and Spicy Sriracha Glazed Meatballs are a tantalizing combination of heat and sweetness. Perfect for parties or a flavorful snack!

Nutritional information: Calories: 98 | Fat: 4g | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 7g

The experience of indulging in these meatballs is a journey through layers of flavor. The initial bite offers a subtle sweetness that gradually gives way to a satisfying heat, leaving your taste buds tingling with delight. The juiciness of the meat combined with the sticky, spicy glaze creates a mouthwatering sensation that keeps you coming back for more.
In conclusion, these Sweet and Spicy Sriracha Glazed Meatballs are not just a recipe; they are a culinary adventure. Whether you’re serving them as an appetizer or enjoying them as a main course, these meatballs are bound to elevate any meal to a gourmet level. So, gather your ingredients, fire up the grill, and get ready to savor the perfect balance of sweet and spicy flavors in every mouthful.

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