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Sriracha Chicken Meatballs (Keto + Whole30 + Clean)

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April 16, 2020 | Author: Ashley McCrary
Sriracha Chicken Meatballs

Oh my gosh, my new Sriracha Chicken Meatballs are LIFE. I made a double batch of these and served for dinner then saved the rest for meals throughout the week. I could literally eat them every single day of the week. THEY ARE SIMPLY INCREDIBLE! It is also Keto, Whole30, Paleo and Macro friendly.

Sriracha Chicken Meatballs

Additionally, these freeze well. If I get to the end of the week and still have meatballs left, I will throw in the freezer and they will last up to 3 months. I simply thaw them and reheat and they are the perfect easy grab and go protein option. They even serve as a great snack in between meals. I will heat up a couple in between lunch and dinner and it fills me up and helps me get in all my protein for the day.

Sriracha Chicken Meatballs

What do you need for these Sriracha Chicken Meatballs

  • Ground Chicken, but you can also sub beef or turkey if you don’t have chicken.
  • Almond Flour ( Feel free to sub cassava flour, sunflower seed flower or flax-meal)
  • Srirachia, no sugar added
Sriracha Chicken Meatballs

Side Dishes to Serve with these Meatballs:

  • Side Salad
  • Brown Rice ( NOT Keto or Whole30)
  • Zoodles
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Cauliflower Mash
  • Zucchini & Squash Skillet
  • Roasted Asparagus
  • Roasted Sliced Potatoes
  • Green Beans
Sriracha Chicken Meatballs

What is super awesome about these meatballs is they can also serve as a killer appetizer. The possibilities are endless with this recipe. If you are needing the perfect quick dinner, be sure to give this super simple and delcious recipe a try.

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Sriracha Chicken Meatballs

These Sriracha Chicken Meatballs are super quick and can serve as an entree or appetizer. They are juicy and topped with red pepper flakes and drizzled with sriracha. Whole30, Keto,Paleo and Dairy Free. 

  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 1820 Meatballs 1x

Ingredients

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  • 2 lbs ground chicken
  • 1 large egg (beaten)
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 3 tbsp sriracha, no sugar added 
  • 1/2 sweet onion (diced)
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • Red Pepper Flakes and additional sriracha for garnish.

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 F. Coat a rimmed baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, add the ground chicken, beaten egg, almond flour, sriracha, salt, garlic, chopped onions, pepper. Stir well to combine.
  3. Using a spoon, scoop the meat and shape into 1 1/2-inch meatballs (size of a golf balls).
  4. Transfer and arrange on the prepared baking sheet. You should have about 18-20 meatballs total.
  5. Brush the tops of the meatballs with the olive oil.
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the internal temperature of the meatballs read 165 F on a meat thermometer.
  7. Drizzle with sriracha and finish with red pepper flakes. 
  8. Serve as an appetizer or add a veggie and turn this into a complete meal. 

Notes

  • Yellow Bird is a great no sugar added and clean sriracha brand. 
    Feel free to sub almond flour for flax-meal. 
  • Store in a glass container in the fridge for up to one week.
  • You can also cook these in the air fryer in a single layer on 400F for 12-13 minutes. Flip halfway through cooking.
  • Author: Ashley McCrary
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Category: Appetizer/Entree
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 meatball
  • Calories: 87
  • Sugar: 0.7
  • Fat: 2
  • Carbohydrates: 1.5
  • Fiber: 0.2
  • Protein: 12

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Love this recipe? Be sure to check out my other favorite below:

  • Buffalo Chicken Patties
  • Pizza Meatballs
  • Turkey Meatballs
  • Asian Meatballs
  • Greek Chicken on a Stick

Be sure to comment and leave me a review if you try this recipe. I would love to hear what you think!

14 thoughts on "Sriracha Chicken Meatballs (Keto + Whole30 + Clean)"

  1. Mary Wood says:

    These are fantastic. Making them again for tonight’s dinner. Thanks for such a simple but tasty recipe.

    1. Ashley McCrary says:

      Thank you

  2. Mary says:

    This is a great recipe! It is so tasty but so easy to make.

    Making them for dinner again tonight.

    1. Ashley McCrary says:

      This makes me so happy. Glad you enjoyed them

  3. Lauren Parks says:

    Ughhhh my oven isn’t working is there any other way you can cook them?

    1. Ashley McCrary says:

      If you have an air fryer it works for just about everything.

  4. Jasmine says:

    These look amazing but I will have to wait until after my whole30 since I cannot find any sriracha without sugar. Did you have a particular brand you use?

    1. Ashley McCrary says:

      Yellow Bird is a great brand!

      1. Kristen says:

        These are a staple at my house! They are quick, easy, and packed full of flavor!!! Thank you Ashley!

        1. Ashley McCrary says:

          So happy to hear. Thank you!

  5. Camille F says:

    Made these as part of the Clean Keto challenge. They are so good!

  6. Anna says:

    I love this recipe! I make it all the time. Super quick, easy and delicious!

    1. Ashley McCrary says:

      Hi Anna,
      So thrilled to hear a recipe has made the family favorite rotation. Thank you for the kind words and review. Happy eating!!

  7. Colleen says:

    I made these for dinner this week, and they are delicious. I hadn’t thought before on a dish like this to calculate my macros per meatball, but that makes it so easy for me to determine how many I can eat in a particular meal, including the leftovers for lunches.


 

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Welcome to Healthy Little Peach. I’m Mac, the lady behind the recipes. I believe in living a healthy lifestyle that consists of a mix of healthy whole foods, and full-fat comfort meals. Life is too short not to enjoy good food while maintaining a healthy body and mind. Here you will find gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo, keto, and even full-fat comfort recipes. Let’s have fun in the kitchen together!

About Me

Welcome to Healthy Little Peach. I’m Mac, the lady behind the recipes. I believe in living a healthy lifestyle that consists of a mix of healthy whole foods, and full-fat comfort meals. Life is too short not to enjoy good food while maintaining a healthy body and mind. Here you will find gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo, keto, and even full-fat comfort recipes. Let’s have fun in the kitchen together!