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Meatballs with Honey Orange Glaze

Course: Appetizer
Author: Kathryn Raaker


  • 2 lbs ground pork Substitute, Ground meat of any kind
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup Plain Bread crumbs or Panko Original, not seasoned
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp ground fresh Black Pepper I prefer Lemon Pepper
  • 2 Tbsp Virgin Olive oil

BBQ Sauce

  • ¾ cup honey
  • ½ cup fresh orange juice


  • Garnish with green onions, chives, chopped parsley or basil


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • In large bowl, mix together meat, bread crumbs, egg, salt onion powder and pepper
  • Using a small (Tbsp) scoop, shape mixture into 24 to 30 Balls.
  • In a large skillet or brown over medium heat – we use an electric skillet to brown our meatballs
  • For this recipe cook half of the meatballs and then the remaining ones.
  • Cook for about 3 to 4 minutes until browned.
  • Using a slotted spoon transfer the meatballs onto a cookie sheet and place in oven for 8 minutes.
  • While meatballs are cooking in the same pan add honey and orange juice and cook over medium heat stirring frequently until thickened. About 3 to 4 minutes. Turn the skillet off if electric. Remove pan from heat if its on the stove Take meatballs out of oven and add the meatballs to skillet; stir until coated in glaze. Using a slotted spoon arrange on dish and garnish with Green onion, basil or parsley.


You can half this recipe – we made 12 meatballs