Baked Sichuan-Ginger Meatballs with Earthy Spicy Tingly Sauce

Spicy, peppery Sichuan meatballs with plenty of fresh garlic and cumin, topped with a sweet and sticky sauce.  Perfect for your next party!


For the Meatballs

    • 2 pounds ground beef
    • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
    • 1/2 yellow onion, grated or finely minced
    • 6 cloves garlic, grated or finely minced
    • (1) 2-inch knob of ginger, grated or finely minced
    • 1/2 cup plain breadcrumbs
    • 1/4 cup One Culture Foods Earthy Spicy Tingly Sauce
    • 2 teaspoons kosher salt

For the Sweet & Sticky Sauce

    • 1 cup orange marmalade
    • 3 Tablespoons Earthy Spicy Tingly Sauce
    • 1 Tablespoon rice wine vinegar
    • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
    • Freshly sliced scallions, for garnish
    • Sesame seeds, for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 400-degrees F.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, grated onion, grated garlic, grated ginger, breadcrumbs, salt and One Culture Foods Earthy Spicy Tingly sauce. Add in the ground beef and mix with a spoon or your hands until well combined
  • Line two baking sheets with parchment paper and spray with non-stick spray.
  • Roll each meatball into 2 Tablespoon-sized balls and place on the baking sheets until you've used all of the meat
  • Bake for 15 minutes until cooked through and lightly browned
  • While the meatballs bake, make the sauce. In a small saucepan, whisk together your marmalade, One Culture Foods Earthy Spicy Tingly Sauce, vinegar and sesame oil. Place over medium-high heat and cook, stirring often, until slightly thickened, about 5-minutes. Remove from heat and set aside
  • When the meatballs are ready, remove from the oven. Turn the oven up to broil. Brush eat meatball with a bit of sauce, then return to the oven and broil for 1-2 minutes until lightly caramelized (make sure they don't burn)
  • Sprinkle with sliced scallions and sesame seeds and serve with toothpicks

Serves: 35-40 small meatballs.  Time:  50 minutes

Recipe and photo reprinted with permission from Crepes of Wrath and One Culture Foods

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