Slow Cooker Asian Sesame Meatballs
Super Tender Slow Cooker Asian Sesame Meatballs. Serve as an appetizer or add rice to make it a meal! Perfect appetizer for tailgating!
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 pound ground pork
- 2 whole eggs
- 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
- 2 garlic cloves minced
- 2 tablespoons chives (green and white parts) chopped
- salt and pepper
- 1 tablespoon canola oil
- 1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce
- 4 teaspoons brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons sweet chili sauce
- 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- sliced green onions for garnish if desired
- sesame seeds for garnish if desired
Add ground beef, pork, eggs, breadcrumbs, garlic and chives to a large bowl.
With your hand or a spoon mix to combine. Do not overmix.
Roll into 24 meatballs.
Heat a large skillet with oil. Add the meatballs and brown on all sides, about 2-3 minutes on each side. You do not want to cook the meatballs just brown them.
Meanwhile, whisk together the soy sauce, brown sugar, sweet chili sauce, sesame oil and garlic. Set aside.
Add the browned meatballs to the slow cooker and top with the soy sauce mixture.
Cook on low for 2 hours. Stir gently a couple of times making sure not to break up the meatballs.
Serve with green onions and sesame seeds for garnish, if desired.