Spicy Sticky Meatballs

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Spicy Sticky Meatballs

Course: Appetizer, Dinner, Lunch, Side Dish, Side/App
Cuisine: American
Keyword: beef, dairy-free
Calorie: 200-300, Under 300, Under 350, Under 400, Under 450, Under 500
Protein: 21-30g, Over 20g, Over 25g
Fiber: 0-5g
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 280kcal


  • 1 Egg
  • 1 lb Extra Lean Ground Beef
  • 1/4 cup Bread Crumbs
  • Sea Salt & Black Pepper (to taste)
  • 2 tbsps Sriracha
  • 1 1/2 tbsps Tamari
  • 1 1/2 tbsps Rice Vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tbsps Honey


  • Preheat the oven to 400ºF (205ºC) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Whisk the egg in a large bowl. Add the beef and bread crumbs and season with salt and pepper. Mix until just combined.
  • Roll the beef into roughly one-inch balls and place them on the baking sheet. Bake in the oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until cooked through.
  • Meanwhile, in a small pot over medium-low heat, combine the sriracha, tamari, rice vinegar, and honey. Bring to a low simmer and whisk until combined and thickened slightly, about four to five minutes.
  • Add the cooked meatballs to the pot and toss to combine. Serve and enjoy!


  • Leftovers

    Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to three days.
  • Serving Size

    One serving is about five meatballs.
  • More Flavor

    Add garlic and/or ginger to the meatballs or the sauce.
  • Additional Toppings

    Top with fresh cilantro or green onions, and/or sesame seeds.
  • Gluten-Free

    Use gluten-free bread crumbs.
  • Serve it With

    Serve as an appetizer or with lettuce cups or over rice.


Calories: 280kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 120mg | Sodium: 726mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 334IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 3mg

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