Slow cooker ginger-honey-Sriracha meatballs

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 45 minutes
Author Connie Veneracion


  • 500 grams ground pork (with a generous amount of fat)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1/3 cup Sriracha
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • thinly sliced mint leaves to garnish
  • toasted sesame seeds to garnish


  • Mix together the ground pork, onion, garlic, salt and pepper. Form into three-inch meatballs.
  • Stir together the Sriracha, honey, ginger and lemon juice.
  • Cover the bottom of the slow cooker pot with non-stick paper. Arrange the meatballs in a single layer. Pour a tablespoon of sauce over each meatball. Drizzle the rest of sauce between them.
  • Switch the slow cooker to HIGH. Cook the meatballs for three and a half hours.
  • Use a spoon to transfer the meatballs to a platter or to individual plates. Drizzle the remaining sauce over them. Sprinkle with snipped mint leaves and toasted sesame seeds before serving.