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6 Ingredient Orange Chicken Meatballs

6 Ingredient Orange Chicken Meatballs are a flavorful and delicious weeknight dinner option the whole family will love! Tender chicken meatballs are coated in a sweet orange sauce. Just 5 minutes of prep, 2 steps, 6 ingredients, and it’s ready in 20 minutes!

Why I love this recipe

This recipe uses store-bought frozen meatballs and makes about 10 servings, each serving has 6 meatballs. We love to serve it with white rice, cauliflower rice, broccoli, or stir fry veggies.

6 Ingredient Orange Chicken Meatballs in a dish.
6 Ingredient Orange Chicken Meatballs

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How to make 6 Ingredient Orange Chicken Meatballs

Step 1 – Combine the orange juice, orange marmalade, jarred minced garlic, soy sauce, and cornstarch in a large Dutch oven pan and bring it to a simmer over medium-low heat.

orange juice, orange marmalade, jarred minced garlic, soy sauce, and cornstarch in a large Dutch oven pan.

Step 2 – Add the thawed ground chicken meatballs to the sauce ingredients, cover, and simmer for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until fully cooked with an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.

Serve and enjoy!

6 Ingredient Orange Chicken Meatballs in a bowl.
6 Ingredient Orange Chicken Meatballs

Pro Tips

Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4-5 days, or in the freezer for up to 2 months.

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6 Ingredient Orange Chicken Meatballs in a dish.

6 Ingredient Orange Chicken Meatballs

6 Ingredient Orange Chicken Meatballs are a flavorful and delicious weeknight dinner option the whole family will love! Tender chicken meatballs are coated in a sweet orange sauce. Just 5 minutes of prep, 2 steps, 6 ingredients, and it’s ready in 30 minutes!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American Chinese
Servings 10
Calories 248 kcal

Ingredients

  • 32 ounces chicken meatballs, thawed or ground turkey meatballs
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup orange marmalade
  • 2 teaspoon jarred minced garlic
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon cornstarch
  • Optional – garnish with fresh chopped chives, chopped green onion, or fresh parsley

Instructions
 

  • Combine the orange juice, orange marmalade, jarred minced garlic, soy sauce, and cornstarch in a large Dutch oven pan and bring it to a simmer over medium-low heat.
  • Add the thawed ground chicken meatballs to the sauce ingredients, cover, and simmer for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until fully cooked with an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.

Notes

  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4-5 days, or in the freezer for up to 2 months.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Calories: 248kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 18gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.01gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 86mgSodium: 873mgPotassium: 51mgFiber: 0.2gSugar: 12gVitamin A: 35IUVitamin C: 7mgCalcium: 76mgIron: 2mg
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Wednesday 15th of May 2024

Delicious!