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Asian-Style Meatballs


Recipe Info

  • Servings : 4
  • Cook Time : 25m
  • Ready In : 25m


  • 450g chicken mince
  • 1⁄2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons onion, finely chopped
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1⁄8 tsp salt
  • 1⁄8 tsp pepper
  • 1⁄8 tsp chilli flakes
  • 1 tsp thyme, chopped
  • 1⁄2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsps soy sauce
  • 2 tsps honey
  • 1⁄4 tsp chilli flakes
  • 1⁄4 tsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1⁄2 tsp rice wine vinegar


Step 1

Preheat oven to 200°C. In a large bowl add all of the meatball ingredients starting at the chicken and ending at the thyme. Mix to combine. Make sure not to over mix.

Step 2

Grease a baking sheet with oil. Portion out 14 meatballs. (Working with slightly wet hands helps the dough from sticking.) Place meatballs on the oiled baking sheet and cook for 15-20 minutes or until caramelised on the outside and cooked through. Make sure to ip half way through cooking.

Step 3

Whilst the meatballs are cooking, heat oil in a small saucepan over medium high heat. Add garlic and cook for one minute. Add the soy sauce, honey, chilli akes, sesame seeds, sesame oil and rice wine vinegar. Cook for 2-3 minutes until simmering. Take o the heat until ready to serve with meatballs.

Step 4

Take out of the oven and skewer with cocktail sticks. Garnish with extra thyme and seasoning. Serve with the sweet and spicy Asian sauce.

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