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barbecue chicken meatballs

The most delicious BBQ Chicken Meatballs #recipe

Demetra Overton SweetSavant.com
These are the most delicious barbecue chicken meatballs. Your guests will devour these and beg for more. You will need 2 sheet pans to roast the meatballs and a sauce pan to make the glaze
Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Appetizer
Servings 46 mini meatballs


  • 1 egg
  • 2 shallots
  • 3 scallions
  • 1 inch of ginger
  • 2 pounds ground chicken
  • 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce I used Sweet Baby Ray's or make your own
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • canola oil
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated garlic
  • sriracha or hot sauce to taste
  • scallions and sesame seeds to garnish


  • Beat the egg in a bowl large enough to mix all of the ingredients.
  • Mince the shallots, chop the scallions and grate the ginger, add these to the beaten eggs along with the ground chicken, barbecue sauce and soy sauce.
  • Oil the sheet pans with about a tablespoon of canola oil on each pan
  • Use a 1/4 scoop to form appetizer sized meatballs, scoop the meatballs onto the sheet pans ( you can make the meatballs larger, just increase the cooking time accordingly)
  • Chill the meatballs for about 30 minutes.
  • Roast the meatballs in a 425 degree oven for 15-18 minutes or until done.
  • Combine the glaze ingredients in a sauce pan and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Coat the meatballs in the glaze and garnish with scallions and sesame seeds.
  • AND
  • Serve on wonton chips (just cut wonton wrappers in half diagonally and fry them)
  • OR
  • Serve on a sandwich with slaw
  • OR
  • Serve in a bowl with toothpicks