Easy Meal Prep Honey Sriracha Meatballs

By Rena Awada | Updated On April 28, 2019

This easy Meal Prep Honey Sriracha Meatballs Recipe is so flavorful and easy to make. They have a sweet but tangy flavor to them and they make a perfect meal for lunch or dinner. These Meatballs are so moist and very delicious.

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Easy Honey Sriracha Meatballs Recipe

This easy Meatball recipe is just perfect for those that love to prep their meals ahead. They are so easy to make, have a sweet and tangy flavor and ready in just about 30 minutes or so. The best part about this meatballs recipe is the fact that the meatballs and baked and not fried. If you don’t have any brown rice, feel free to use some quinoa instead. I love buying the precooked brown rice from Costco. Makes life much easier.

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Why are meatballs tough?

Often times, meatballs don’t turn out as moist as you would like them to be. The reason being is that when you cook meatballs, the meat tends to shrink and makes it tough. It is best to add some sort of moisture like eggs and breadcrumbs to endure the meatballs don’t come out tough and rather moist and tender.

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Why do my meatballs fall apart

You finally have an amazing meatball recipe but they sort of fall apart and you aren’t sure why. The reason this happens is that meatballs usually need some sort of binder to hold the meatballs together. Adding breadcrumbs help solve this problem. Just be sure not to add too many breadcrumbs.

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Can I put raw meatballs in a sauce to cook

Most meatballs recipe calls for either frying or baking the meatballs. But you can defintelty cook raw meatballs in sauce. Especially if you are adding it to a crockpot that has sauce in it. Also, if you are using a saucepan, make sure you have enough sauce when you add the meatballs and cook over low heat so they simmer slowly. Avoid tossing the meatballs and allow them to cook through first.

Honey sriracha meatballs

Honey sriracha meatballs

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Meal Prep Honey Sriracha Meatballs

These meatballs are sweet, tangy and full of flavor. Easy to make and perfect for meal prep.
5 from 13 votes
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 433kcal
Author: Rena


  • 1 1/2 lb Lean Ground Beef
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/4 Cup Panko Bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp Ketchup
  • 1/2 Tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tsp Onion Powder
  • 2 Cups Cooked Brown Rice
  • Sea salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 Tsp Sesame Seeds to garnish
  • 2 Tbsp Sliced Green Onions to garnish

For the sauce:

  • 1/4 Cup Sriracha
  • 2 Tbsp Reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp Honey
  • 1 Tbsp Fresh Ginger Grated
  • 1 Garlic Clove minced


  • Preheat the oven to 375 F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, mix together ground beef, breadcrumbs, eggs, garlic powder, onion powder, ketchup, salt, and pepper, until well combined.
  • Take a spoonful of mixture and shape it between your hands into a 1 and 1⁄2-inch meatball, then place it onto the prepared baking sheet. Repeat with remaining mixture.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until meatballs are browned and cooked through.
  • Meanwhile, place all the ingredients for the sauce in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat, whisking continuously. Reduce heat and simmer for 8 to 10 minutes, or until is reduced and thick.
  • Once cooked, remove meatballs from the oven and pour over the sauce. Toss to coat.
  • To assemble the meal prep bowls, divide the cooked brown rice among 4 containers. Top with glazed meatballs, and garnish with green onions and sesame seeds.
  • Refrigerate for up to 5 days and reheat just before serving. Enjoy!



Use any other meat, ground chicken or turkey
Serve with any rice, quinoa, or cauliflower rice
Place leftovers in a container and store in the fridge for up to 5 days. Reheat in the microwave when ready to eat. You can freeze for up to 3 months.
Nutritional facts:
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information is calculated using a nutrition facts calculator. It is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.


Calories: 433kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 146mg | Sodium: 898mg | Potassium: 743mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 155IU | Vitamin C: 12.4mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 5.3mg
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  1. Erika says

    5 stars
    I never leave reviews on recipes because I almost never feel the seasoning is where it should be, and I tweak most recipes just by my families taste. This recipe is THE BEST recipe I’ve ever made that I’ve followed. My husband and I could not stop talking about how impressed we are about it. I did add a bit of extra honey and soy sauce to the sauce to tone down the spice. I would give this more than 5 stars if I could!

    • Rena says

      Hi. It all depends on the size of the meatballs and how many you make. I was able to make about 16 of them so it would be 4 meatballs

  2. Shai says

    5 stars
    Made this for lunch prep this week and they’re such a hit! A little spicy for me but I think that’s due to me swapping out regular meatballs for veggie meatballs! For my husband the heat was just right so next time I’ll just reduce my sriracha a tad bit otherwise PHENOMENAL!

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