Chicken Meatballs With Pineapple Orange Glaze

Total Time
1hr
Prep 20 mins
Cook 40 mins

Adapted Maple Leaf Prime. Cook and preperation times are approximate.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 ounces ground chicken
  • 12 cup fresh breadcrumb
  • 14 cup onion, finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce (your favorite brand)
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 13 cup crushed pineapple in juice
  • 14 cup orange juice concentrate
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F (175 C).
  2. In a medium bowl, combine ground chicken, breadcrumbs, onion, parsley, ginger, hot sauce, salt and fresh-ground pepper to taste. Mix well to incorporate. Shape into 16 equal-sized meatballs about 1-1/4 inches round.
  3. Place on a lightly greased baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes.
  4. While the meatballs are baking, in a small saucepan, warm butter, add the garlic and saute 30 seconds to 1 minute Add the crushed pineapple, and orange juice concentrate. Bring to a boil, soften the cornstarch in a little cold water and stir into boiling liquid. Stir while simmering until the mixture becomes syrupy. Remove from the heat and cool slightly.
  5. Toss meatballs in the glaze.

Reviews

(2)
Most Helpful

Thank you so much for posting this recipe, it is wonderful! I replaced the parsley with chopped green onions, as it is what I had on hand. The meatballs were extremely flavorful. Be sure to salt them generously. The glaze was also delicious. I will be adding this to my regular rotation. Thank you Carmen!

SilverOpera October 06, 2008

This was an excellent meal with the chicken served over rice. I would however make bigger portions for 4 people. Two of us ate this recipe as is. Tasted wonderful with Diane Sauce for the "hot sauce" that it says. Sheryl

sacote November 11, 2006

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