Asian Meatballs

Easy and delicious Crock Pot Asian meatballs take minutes to prep, are perfect for parties and have that Asian flavor we all know and love.

Whether it’s to serve as an appetizer, main dish or side, these Asian meatballs will be a great addition to ANY of your meals. We are always on the hunt for great appetizers for our get togethers and love that these Asian meatballs were beyond simple.

Asian Meatballs served on a white plate

Slow Cooker Asian Meatballs

Who here loves MEATBALLS?! I haven’t always loved them but was glad that changed several years ago when I actually decided to give them a try. Homemade Meatballs are the best, but there are also so many great recipes using frozen meatballs that we love just as much. Today’s Asian Meatballs happen to be one of those recipes.

We LOVE all the Asian flavors and love meatballs and were glad we finally made an Asian meatball recipe that everyone loved. Not only were the flavors great, but we loved that these were make in the slow cooker which means they are easy peasy!!

We love how great the sauce ended up tasting because it added so much flavor. These can be served on their own or would be great served with white rice, brown rice or noodles. We added toothpicks to serve, making them great for a party!

How to Make Asian Meatballs

MEATBALLS. Place meatballs in a slow cooker.

SAUCE. In a small bowl, mix hoisin sauce, vinegar, soy sauce and minced garlic. Pour over meatballs and mix until coated.

HEAT. Cook on LOW for 2 to 4 hours, stirring occasionally.

SERVED. Top with sesame seeds and green onions before serving, and ENJOY!

Tips + Storing Info

These Homemade Meatballs are a great choice for this recipe. Be sure to brown them before putting them in the slow cooker with the sauce.

STORE Asian meatballs in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week. Reheat in the microwave until warmed through.

To FREEZE, let them cool completely and keep them in an airtight container in the freezer for 1-2 months. Let them thaw overnight and then reheat in the microwave or on the stovetop until they’re warmed through.

To make ahead: Make the sauce up to 24 hours ahead of time and keep it in an airtight container in the fridge before pouring over the meatballs.

Slow Cooker Asian Meatballs garnished with sesame seeds

 

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Asian Meatballs recipe

5 from 3 votes
Easy and delicious Crock Pot Asian meatballs take minutes to prep, are perfect for parties and have that Asian flavor we all know and love. 
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 34 kcal
Author Lil' Luna

Ingredients

  • ½ 32 oz. bag Frozen Meatballs
  • 1/2 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • sesame seeds
  • green onions

Instructions
 

  • Place meatballs in a slow cooker.
  • In a small bowl, mix hoisin sauce, vinegar, soy sauce and minced garlic. Pour over meatballs and mix until coated.
  • Cook on LOW for 2 to 4 hours, stirring occasionally.
  • Top with sesame seeds and green onions before serving, and ENJOY!

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Recipe adapted from Betty Crocker.

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Kristyn Merkley

My name is Kristyn and I’m the mom of SIX stinkin’ cute kids and the wife to my smokin’ hot hubby, Lo. My mom’s maiden name is Luna, and I’m one of the many crafty “Lil’ Lunas” in the fam. On this site I like to share all things creative - from recipes to home decor to gifts and home decor ideas. Welcome!

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  1. 5 stars
    love meatballs, nice source of quick protein and a great snack, always nice to see a new tweak, like the Asian flavors here, at least for me, so thank you for this recipe!

    1. You are so welcome!! Aren’t they so good with the Asian flavors? They are a new favorite! Thanks so much!

  2. 5 stars
    Dear Kristyn, I truly enjoy your recipes ! Very happy to find this one. Have a healthy and prosperous 2018. !

    1. That is a good question. I haven’t tried using fresh ground beef. They probably wouldn’t take the 4 hours, but still maybe the 2. You can check them at 2 hours & see if they need more time or not.

  3. 5 stars
    My family loves this recipe!!! It is so easy and so flavorful! This recipe made it on our rotation because no one complains and everyone eats it!! Winner!