Teriyaki Meatballs Recipe

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 27 minutes
These turkey teriyaki meatballs are juicy and and so flavorful with a homemade teriyaki glaze. Try them over a bed of steamy rice or with toothpicks as an appetizer.
Author: Natasha of
Skill Level: Easy
Cost to Make: $7-$10
Servings: 28 meatballs (serves 4 for as a main dish)


For the Meatballs:

  • 16 oz lean ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup green onion finely chopped
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp freshly grated ginger or 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 garlic clove pressed
  • 2 tsp sesame oil

For the Teriyaki Sauce:

To serve:

  • Sesame seeds and green onion for garnish


  1. Line a 17x12 rimmed baking sheet with Reynolds Wrap® Aluminum Foil. Pre-heat oven to 400˚F.
  2. Combine meatball ingredients in a large bowl: 16 oz ground turkey, 1/2 cup bread crumbs, 1/4 cup green onion, 1 egg, 1 tsp fresh ginger, pressed garlic clove and 2 tsp sesame oil. Use your hands or a spoon to mix just until combined.
  3. Roll into 1 1/4" to 1 1/2" meatballs and bake at 400 for 10 to 12 mins or until juices run clear or a meat thermometer reads 170˚F. Meanwhile, make the sauce.
  4. Simmer the sauce ingredients together in a small sauce pan for 3-5 minutes, stirring frequently or until slightly thickened.
  5. Transfer warm meatballs to a mixing bowl, drizzle with warm sauce and toss to combine.

Recipe Notes

Shortcut: To store leftover teriyaki meatballs, wrap them in foil and refrigerate.