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5 from 3 votes

Luau Baked Bean Chicken Meatballs

Glazed meatballs with a secret ingredient, baked beans!
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken meatballs, glazed
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 14 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Divas Can Cook

Ingredients

  • 1 21.5 oz BUSHS Honey Chipotle Grillin Beans, drained but not rinsed
  • 1 lb. ground chicken
  • 3/4 cup panko
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon parsley
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • olive oil for brushing
  • GLAZE
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 red bell pepper diced
  • 1/2 green bell pepper diced
  • 1/2 yellow bell peppers
  • 1 teaspoon garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup crushed pineapples
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 F.
  • Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, mix together all meatball ingredients except olive oil, until well combined.
  • Using wet hands, roll the mixture into even 1 1/2 inch sized balls.
  • Place on prepared baking sheet about 1 inch apart.
  • Bake for 12-14 minutes or until done in the middle, brushing and tossing with olive oil halfway through.
  • In a large skillet heat olive oil.
  • Saute' red, green and yellow peppers until tender.
  • Add garlic and cook until fragrant.
  • Stir in brown sugar, soy sauce, crushed pineapples, cayenne pepper, and paprika.
  • Simmer for about 10 minutes or until sauce has thickened slightly.
  • Remove 1/4 cup of the mixture and place in a bowl.
  • Stir cornstarch into the reserved mixture and pour back into the skillet.
  • Continue simmering until sauce has thickened enough to coat the back of a spoon.
  • Add meatballs to skillet and toss to coat.
  • Serve.