For a lightened-up Asian dish, this General Tso's Meatball recipe is the perfect skinny supper! I used all natural al fresco® Spicy Jalapeño and Pepper Jack Chicken Meatballs to kick to your taste buds into high gear. al fresco® makes their gourmet chicken meatballs with lean, skinless chicken meat, and they're 50 percent lower in fat and sodium content than traditional meatballs. I'm sure I don't need to add the fact that they're all natural and gluten-free to sell you on them! In fact, scroll down for an awesome al fresco giveaway! I concocted a sriracha and soy sauce-based sauce for the perfect balance of tangy and sweet that complements the spiciness of the meatballs. Throw all that on a bed of rice and veggies and you've got yourself a perfectly balanced Asian dinner the entire family will love!
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Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 3 hours on high or 6 hours on low
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 6 meatballs and ½ cup rice
¾ cup low-sodium chicken broth
2 tablespoons less-sodium soy sauce
2 tablespoons seasoned rice wine vinegar
1 tablespoon sriracha hot sauce
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 package [al fresco® Spicy Jalapeño and Pepper Jack Chicken Meatballs|http://www.alfrescoallnatural.com/products/fully-cooked-chicken-meatballs-frozen?f=spicyjalapeno]
1 green bell pepper, large dice
1 small onion, large dice
2 cups cooked white rice
In a large mixing bowl, make the sauce by whisking together the chicken broth, soy sauce, vinegar, hot sauce, cornstarch, and brown sugar.
Place the [al fresco® Spicy Jalapeño and Pepper Jack Chicken Meatballs|http://www.alfrescoallnatural.com/products/fully-cooked-chicken-meatballs-frozen?f=spicyjalapeno], bell pepper, and onion in the slow cooker, and pour the sauce on top.
Cover and cook until the vegetables are soft and the sauce has thickened, 3 hours on high or 6 hours on low.
Serve the meatballs out of the slow cooker on warmer.
Per Serving: (6 meatballs and ½ cup rice)
Calories from fat: 118
Saturated Fat: 4g
The nutrition content of recipes on SkinnyMom.com has been calculated by Registered Dietitian, Jessica Penner, of Smart Nutrition.
Editor’s Note: al fresco® compensated SkinnyMom.com for this recipe post.