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Garlic Honey Meatballs and Chardonnay

Swimming in luscious, thick gravy, these garlic honey meatballs are sweet and savory and pair perfectly with a crisp Chardonnay.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main
Servings 4 servings


For the meatballs

  • 1 bread slice Remove the crust and cut into small pieces
  • 1 tbsp Milk
  • 300 g Chicken Mince
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Onion Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup Bread Crumbs
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Flakes

For the sauce

  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 tsp Garlic Minced
  • 1/4 cup Onion Finely Chopped
  • 2 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1/2 cup Tomato Ketchup
  • 1/4 cup Honey
  • 1 tbsp Cornflour
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp Spring Onion Greens Chopped


For the Meatballs

  • Keep bread in a bowl and pour milk on top. Let it rest for 5 minutes.
  • Add the remaining ingredients to make the meatball in the bowl and mix well.
  • Add some more bread crumbs if the mixture is too sticky.
  • Make small lemon sized balls from the mixture.
  • Pre heat the oven to 200 degrees C.
  • Arrange the meatballs in a baking tray and bake for 15-20 minutes.
  • Flip the meatballs once midway.

For the sauce

  • Heat butter and oil in a pan.
  • Add garlic and onion and fry for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add soy sauce, tomato ketchup, honey and cornflour mixed in water.
  • Cook for 30 seconds until the sauce thickens.
  • Add some more water if the sauce is too thick.
  • Add the meatballs and coat them nicely with the sauce.
  • Sprinkle spring onion greens on top.
  • Serve hot.