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Tray Bake Sticky Sesame Chicken Meatballs

Sweet, sticky and scrumptious. This tray baked sticky sesame chicken meatballs are full of taste and bake without problems within the oven for a really perfect weeknight meal. Or serve them with cocktails sticks as finger meals.

It’s meatball Monday!!! Woooo Hoooo, I love meatballs!!! You possibly realize that!! I have a whole segment on my blog set apart for meatballs. Usually, I talk for several paragraphs approximately chew-sized food!!! But as I am pushed for time today I am just going to depart you with lots of photos of these gorgeous meatballs.

Well no longer quite, as I do have a pair of things to add – you knew I might 😉

I made those with chicken mince but they are also scrumptious with pork mince.
The sesame seeds on the end are vital they add this sort of great taste enhance.
I served those with some sticky Japanese rice and some grilled bok choy, for a really clean meal!
Seriously these are delicious, so delicious that you simply must attempt them. End of story. Go try them!!!!!
And as promised here’s a plethora of pix to persuade you that you want this dish on your existence. Go on!!! Your own family will love you.

Grab your chopsticks and steal a Sticky Sesame Chicken Meatballs

Sweet, sticky and delicious.
Try them today!!!!


For the meatballs

  • 1 tbsp oil – canola/veg/sunflower
  • 14 oz chicken mince (ground chicken)
  • 1/2 cup panko
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds – I used a mixture of white and black
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • pinch red chili flakes
  •  garlic cloves

For the sticky sauce

  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup mirin
  •  tsp sesame oil
  •  tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
  • handful fresh coriander


  • Preheat oven to 220°C/425°F.
  • Pour the oil into a large roasting dish and put it into the oven, to get hot.
  • Place the chicken mince, breadcrumbs, sesame seeds, sesame oil, salt, pepper, and chili flakes into a bowl, then crush in the garlic.
  • Mix well to combine everything.
  • Roll tablespoonfuls of the chicken mixture into balls.
  • Remove the dish from the oven and carefully add the chicken balls. Once you have added them all, start back at the beginning and flip them all over.
  • Put the dish back in the oven and cook for 5 minutes,
  • Mix the soy sauce, mirin, sesame oil, vinegar, and honey in a small bowl.
  • Remove the dish from the oven, add the sou mixture and shake the tray to coat the meatballs.
  • Return to the oven and cook for 12-15 minutes until the sauce is sticky and the meatballs are cooked through.
  • Sprinkle the meatballs with sesame seeds and chopped coriander to serve.


CALORIES: 361kcal | CARBOHYDRATES: 37g | PROTEIN: 21g | FAT: 14g | SATURATED FAT: 3g | CHOLESTEROL: 85mg | SODIUM: 2252mg | POTASSIUM: 614mg | SUGAR: 25g | VITAMIN C: 0.7mg | CALCIUM: 44mg | IRON: 2.2mg

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