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Slow Cooker Asian Meatballs |

Slow Cooker Asian Meatballs

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 hours
  • Total Time: 6 hours 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x


Meatballs with an Asian flair are made easier by cooking low and slow in the slow cooker.




  • 1/2 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 lb ground pork
  • 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger, minced (cut this in half if you don’t love ginger!)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 12 tablespoons vegetable oil


  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 12 tablespoons fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup plum sauce


  1. In a large bowl, combine all of the meatball ingredients except vegetable oil. Use your hands and mix lightly, just until mixed. Form into tablespoon sized meatballs. Set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Add the meatballs and brown on all sides. Transfer meatballs to a slow cooker.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine all of the sauce ingredients. Pour over the meatballs.
  4. Cook in a slow cooker on low for 4-6 hours, or until the meatballs are cooked through. Serve over rice with sliced scallions, if desired.