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Maple Sriracha Glazed Meatballs (Meal Prep!)

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Whether for dinner or meal prepping for the week, these Maple Sriracha Glazed Meatballs are simple and satisfyingly delicious! Simple turkey meatballs tossed in a spicy sriracha, maple and ginger glaze is served with brown rice, matchstick carrots and radishes. A squeeze of lime and fresh cilantro completes this amazing meal. Serves and meal preps 4 easily plus extra meatballs for serving or freezing. 
Course Mains & Entrees
Cuisine American, Asian
Keyword maple, maple syrup, meal prep, meatballs, sriracha, turkey
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 6 servings
Calories 399
Author Laurie McNamara



  • 2 pounds ground turkey
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs homemade or store-bought
  • 2 large leggs lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup green onion light green and white parts fined chopped
  • 1 clove garlic grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  • 3 tablespoons sriracha hot sauce
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium tamari or low-sodium soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons rice wine like shoaxing
  • 1 tablespoon ginger paste
  • 2 large cloves garlic grated
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice


  • 3 cups cooked brown rice 1/2 cup preserving (more or less if desired)
  • matchstick carrots
  • matchstick radish
  • sesame seeds
  • green onions dark part only
  • lime wedges
  • fresh cilantro leaves


  • Preheat your oven to 350°.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine the turkey, eggs, panko, green onions, garlic, salt and pepper. Stir with a fork until combine. Measure with a small scoop (about 1 to 1-1/2 tablespoons) and roll into balls. Place on a parchment lined, rimmed sheet pan and bake in your preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until fully cooked.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl whisk together the sriracha, tamari, maple syrup, rice wine, ginger, garlic, sesame oil and juice of 1/2 a lime.
  • Pour this into a wok or chefs pan and bring to a boil. Immediately reduce to low and simmer for 8 to 10 minutes until thickened. Add in the meatballs and toss to coat.


  • Place 1/2 cup or more of cooked brown rice into a 3 to 4 cup container or bowl. Top with matchstick carrots and radishes next to 6 to 8 meatballs with a little extra glaze and sprinkle with green onion and sesame seeds. Serve with a lime and cilantro leaves.


Note the times listed below are JUST for the meatballs and not the meal prep.
Recipe adapted/inspired from Eat Yourself Skinny


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 399kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 145mg | Sodium: 1084mg | Potassium: 649mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 197IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 3mg