Easy Teriyaki Meatballs are a game changer. You can make these meatballs with ground beef or ground turkey, whatever you prefer. One thing that I love is that you can have dinner on the table in about 1 hour. That makes it so great for those days that you are running a little behind and you are not sure what to make.

Some people prefer ground beef and some prefer ground turkey. Now let me tell you a little secret, my favorite is to use 1/2 ground beef and 1/2 ground sausage, they are the best!

 

Easy Teriyaki Meatballs

 

What Ingredients Do I Need For Easy Teriyaki Meatballs?

 

Meatballs:

  • Eggs
  • Bread Crumbs
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • Garlic powder
  • Ground beef, or ground turkey

 

Teriyaki Sauce:

  • Soy sauce
  • Water
  • Ground ginger
  • Garlic powder
  • Packed brown sugar
  • Honey
  • Corn starch
  • Cold water

 

 

How Do I Make Easy Teriyaki Meatballs?

 

Meatballs:

  • In a large bowl combine the eggs, bread crumbs, salt, pepper, Worcestershire sauce and garlic powder.
  • Then add the ground meat, and mix well.
  • Form the ground beef mixture into 1 – 1 1/2″ meatballs.
  • In a large skillet, heat two Tablespoons oil over medium heat.
  • Add the meatballs to the hot skillet and brown on all sides, turning with a pair of tongs.
  • The meatballs do not need to be completely cooked through, just equally browned on all sides.

 

Teriyaki Sauce:

  • In a medium bowl, mix the soy sauce, and 1 3/4 cups water, ginger, garlic powder, brown sugar and honey together.
  • In a separate small bowl, dissolve the cornstarch into the water. Set both bowls aside.
  • When the meatballs have browned, pour the sauce ingredients over the meatballs and gently turn the meatballs to coat them in the sauce.
  • Heat the sauce until simmering and then add the cornstarch/water mixture, carefully mixing so as not to break apart the meatballs as you combine the cornstarch mixture with the teriyaki mixture.
  • Simmer the meatballs and sauce over medium heat, maintaining a constant simmer but not cooking at too high of a boil; cook unit the meatballs are cooked through and the sauce is thick and smooth.
  • If the sauce becomes too thick, add a Tablespoon of water at a time to thin it down a bit.
  • Boil on a low boil for about 10 – 15 minutes to make sure the meatballs are evenly cooked.
  • Serve over rice or pasta.

 

 

Easy Teriyaki Meatballs

 

Tips and Tricks For Easy Teriyaki Meatballs?

 

  • Use a cookie or ice cream scoop to form your meatballs.
  • Serve as an appetizer with toothpicks.
  • After they are cooked, Easy teriyaki meatballs can be stored for 3 to 4 days in the refrigerator or 3 to 4 months in the freezer.  

 

 

Easy Teriyaki Meatballs

 

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Crock Pot Pork Street Tacos

Hamburger Hobo Dinners

Easy Chicken and Rice

Street Chicken Tacos

Café Rio Style Sweet Pork

 

Yield: 6 people

Easy Teriyaki Meatballs

Easy Teriyaki Meatballs

Easy teriyaki meatballs are fast to make and they taste really good over rice or pasta. Try them for dinner tonight! Or use as an appetizer.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

Meatballs:

  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 cup Bread Crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Pepper
  • 3 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 Tablespoon garlic powder
  • 2 pounds ground beef, or ground turkey

Teriyaki Sauce:

  • 1/3 cup Soy sauce
  • 1 3/4 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Honey
  • 2 Tablespoons corn starch
  • 1/3 cup cold water

Instructions

    Meatballs:

    1. In a large bowl combine the eggs, bread crumbs, salt, pepper, Worcestershire sauce and garlic powder.
    2. Then add the ground meat, and mix well.
    3. Form the ground beef mixture into 1 - 1 1/2" meatballs.
    4. In a large skillet, heat two Tablespoons oil over medium heat.
    5. Add the meatballs to the hot skillet and brown on all sides, turning with a pair of tongs.
    6. The meatballs do not need to be completely cooked through, just equally browned on all sides.

    Teriyaki Sauce:

    1. In a medium bowl, mix the soy sauce, and 1 3/4 cups water, ginger, garlic powder, brown sugar and honey together.
    2. In a separate small bowl, dissolve the cornstarch into the water. Set both bowls aside.
    3. When the meatballs have browned, pour the sauce ingredients over the meatballs and gently turn the meatballs to coat them in the sauce.
    4. Heat the sauce until simmering and then add the cornstarch/water mixture, carefully mixing so as not to break apart the meatballs as you combine the cornstarch mixture with the teriyaki mixture.
    5. Simmer the meatballs and sauce over medium heat, maintaining a constant simmer but not cooking at too high of a boil; cook unit the meatballs are cooked through and the sauce is thick and smooth.
    6. If the sauce becomes too thick, add a Tablespoon of water at a time to thin it down a bit.
    7. Boil on a low boil for about 10 - 15 minutes to make sure the meatballs are evenly cooked.
    8. Serve over rice or pasta.

    Nutrition Information

    Yield

    6

    Serving Size

    1

    Amount Per Serving Calories 622Total Fat 31gSaturated Fat 11gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 15gCholesterol 212mgSodium 1421mgCarbohydrates 34gFiber 1gSugar 22gProtein 49g

     

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