Mongolian Glazed Meatballs Recipe

Mongolian Glazed Meatballs Recipe

How To Make Mongolian Glazed Meatballs

Whip up a hearty batch of these glazed meatballs for your next meal! It’s made with a Mongolian sauce of hoisin sauce and oyster sauce for extra flavors.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 18 minutes
Total: 28 minutes



For Meatballs:

  • 2lbsground beef mince,or pork, chicken, turkey
  • ¾cupPanko breadcrumbs,or plain breadcrumbs
  • 2eggs
  • 2tbsplow sodium soy sauce
  • 1tbspShaoxing wine,(Chinese wine), or rice wine vinegar
  • 1tbspgarlic,minced
  • 1tspginger,minced
  • 1cupgreen onions,(4 green onions), thinly-sliced or chopped
  • Kosher salt and pepper,to taste

For Mongolian Glaze:

  • 1tspsesame oil
  • 4clovesgarlic,or 1 tbsp, minced
  • ½tbspginger,minced
  • ½cuplow sodium soy sauce
  • cupwater
  • ½cupbrown sugar
  • 2tbsphoisin sauce
  • 1tbspoyster sauce
  • 1tbspground white pepper,or ½ to 1 tbsp red chili powder

For Serving:

  • sesame seeds
  • 1green onion,finely sliced



  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Mix together all of the meatball ingredients in a large bowl until well-combined.

  3. Spoon out 1-inch of the meat mixture with a cookie scoop or tablespoon.

  4. Shape into balls, then place onto 2 large baking sheets or trays lined with baking or parchment paper.

  5. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until golden brown and cooked through.

Mongolian Glaze:

  1. Heat a non-stick pan or skillet over medium-high heat.

  2. Whisk all of the sauce ingredients together in the pan until well blended.

  3. Bring to a simmer, then continue cooking for 8 minutes until the sauce thickens, while stirring occasionally.

  4. Add half of the meatballs into the pan, then gently coat each meatball generously and evenly in the sauce.

  5. Transfer the glazed meatballs to a serving dish or tray with a slotted spoon, then add in the remaining non-coated meatballs to the sauce.

  6. Coat the meatballs, then transfer them to a serving dish.

  7. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and sliced green onions.

  8. Serve warm with toothpicks or mini forks, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 53.09kcal
  • Fat: 3.30g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.21g
  • Trans Fat: 0.18g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.43g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.15g
  • Carbohydrates: 2.54g
  • Fiber: 0.17g
  • Sugar: 1.41g
  • Protein: 3.18g
  • Cholesterol: 16.08mg
  • Sodium: 124.24mg
  • Calcium: 9.79mg
  • Potassium: 62.78mg
  • Iron: 0.44mg
  • Vitamin A: 3.88µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.50mg
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