Easy Asian Glazed Meatballs
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 1/2 cup hoisin sauce
- 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
- 4 teaspoons brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon Sriracha chili sauce
- 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1 package (12 ounces) frozen fully cooked homestyle or Italian meatballs, thawed
- Optional: Thinly sliced green onions and toasted sesame seeds
- Hot cooked rice
- In a large saucepan, mix the first 6 ingredients until blended. Add meatballs, stirring to coat; cook, covered, over medium-low heat until heated through, 12-15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- If desired, sprinkle with green onions and sesame seeds. Serve with rice.
Nutrition Facts1 serving: 376 calories, 23g fat (10g saturated fat), 36mg cholesterol, 1296mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 2g fiber), 13g protein.
Oct 17, 2019
These were definitely fast and easy and had good flavor. All the members of my household thought they needed more sauce, though, so next time, I would try doubling the sauce (and maybe thin it out a little).
Jun 22, 2018
Although I had to triple the recipe but only had 1/2 cup hoisin sauce (added 1 cup homemade teriyaki sauce), the flavor of the hoisin sauce came through. I only had large frozen meatballs but they worked well for an entree. Glazed well, leftovers more sticky and spicy.
Nov 3, 2017
Very fast and easy! I expected it to have a bit of a kick but this was not the case. I think a bit more Sriracha sauce should improve the flavor for us. Thanks for posting.
Aug 5, 2016
Really tasty! I loved the speed this could be assembled, not to mention family loved it. I doubled the sauce and used a 20oz pkg of meatballs.
Apr 28, 2016
Loved this. I did make my own meatballs but I used this sauce exactly and cooked as directed. Will make again!
Nov 13, 2015
These were great! They were very easy to make for a weeknight meal. I used a bit more Sriracha sauce and they had a bit more heat at the end. I also doubled the recipe. I did not use the sesame seed or onion....didn't need it. My 14 year old loves Quinoa and I served hers over that. The rest of us had them over rice. Awesome, will definitely make again! Thanks for sharing!
Nov 4, 2015
So easy to make after a long day - came together quickly and everyone loved it. I doubled the recipe, and there's barely enough leftover for one - family is already fighting over it! We'll see who wins. Thank you for this great recipe! Will definitely make again.
Oct 29, 2015
Excellent--both in taste and in ease and time spent to make. My husband really enjoyed it. I garnished it only with the green onion, didn't do the toasted sesame seed garnish. I served it over white rice. I will definitely be making this again and will share with both my daughters who are time-strapped at dinner time!
Oct 23, 2015
We enjoyed this recipe, but unlike brown19fan, I decreased the sugar. Since hosin sauce's first ingredient is sugar, I omitted the brown sugar. I used turkey meatballs and also used fresh ginger and garlic. The meatballs still glazed well. Since we had just eaten rice with several previous meals, I used Chinese noodles. The scallions and sesame seeds were very tasty garnishes. I also stir-fried some cabbage to go with the meal. I would definitely make these again.
Oct 13, 2015
These meatballs were great but my husband thought they would be better on a Hogue roll. Loved it!