Meatballs in Peanut Chile Sauce

READY IN: 6hrs 5mins
Recipe by strawberrybird

An easy and delicious crockpot dish is from A Year of Slow Cooking. Posted for ZWT. You may use any type of meatball for this, but chicken meatballs are especially yummy.

Top Review by Maggiecme

Love this recipe. It's super easy. I first made it for an office potluck. I wanted something in a crockpot but I didn't want to bring the same old meatballs everyone else makes. These were such a hit!! They are really great for appetizers. If being used as a main dish with rice or something I would want more sauce but I've only made these for potlucks so it's worked out well. I call them Thai Meatballs when signing up for the potluck as the chili paste/peanut/soy blend is similar to what many would recognize as Thai. I also end up using frozen italian meatballs every time as my grocery store doesn't have much of a selection but the little bit of italian spices in the meatballs doesn't seem to conflict with the recipe. Everyone raves, every time. Thanks for a great recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix all ingredients together except meatballs. It's okay if it's still chunky.
  2. Place meatballs in crockpot. Pour sauce on top.
  3. Cook on low for 4-6 hours. Serve over hot rice.

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