Meal Prep Asian Salmon Meatballs! These orange sweetened meatballs are flavored with Asian seasonings and have hidden veggies. Made with salmon for a high protein, omega-3 packed meal. Easy to make in under 30 minutes. Pair with a salad, cauliflower rice, or brown rice for a quick meal prep. Low Carb + Paleo + Gluten Free + Low Calorie
Salmon is something I’ve been challenging myself to eat more of. The omega-3’s packed in that fish do so many things to protect our health. Lower cholesterol, lower risk for heart disease, reduce inflammation and not to mention they help you manage your weight.
While it is slightly more expensive to eat salmon than other lean proteins like chicken and turkey, I truly believe it’s one food you need to invest in for you health.
That’s why I order my fish from Sizzelfish and keep my freezer full of it. It helps me save money and not lose my mind when I can’t find salmon at the store.
This Meal Prep Asian Salmon Meatballs is a fun twist on a classic salmon! While I love making a good baked, skillet or grilled salmon, I wanted to do something unique with my salmon that I never did before. Turn it into meatballs! I mean hey, why not?
And, these are not just any meatballs either. They’re Asian citrus flavored and have carrots and zucchini hidden in them. The flavor combo is one I tried recently with shrimp and it was so good.
I topped my meal prep Asian salmon meatballs with homemade low sugar BBQ sauce. The combination of BBQ and Asian sounds strange but trust me, it’s SO GOOD!
These meal prep Asian salmon meatballs are quick and easy to prep in 30 minutes or less. Place them under the broiler for the last 5 minutes and they’ll get a nice crunchy texture on the outside.
Pair them with cauliflower rice, brown rice, pasta, salad. They go well with just about anything!
Meal Prep Asian Salmon Meatballs
Meal Prep Asian Salmon Meatballs! These orange sweetened Asian meatballs are have hidden veggies and are high in protein. Easy to meal prep in under 30 minutes. Pair with a salad, cauliflower rice, or brown rice for a quick meal prep. Low Carb + Paleo + Gluten Free + Low Calorie
Preheat oven to 350 F. Prepare a baking sheet with a slip mat or parchment paper. Set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, combine the salmon (pour the water from the salmon into the bowl - do not discard this is where a lot of the omega-3's are) and combine with egg, orange juice, coconut aminos, onion powder, garlic powder, chili powder and ginger.
Add the grated zucchini and carrots in the mixing bowl. I pulse mine several times in my small blender until it has a rice like consistency. Add the almond flour. Stir to combine the ingredients.
Prepare the meatballs by scooping the mixture out with a cookie scoop. Place the mixture in between your hands, roll, press together well and place on the prepared baking sheet. Continue doing this until you have 12 meatballs.
Cook the meatballs 15 minutes then carefully flip with a pancake spatula and cook another 7 minutes. Then turn the oven to a high broil. Broil on high for 5 minutes. This gives the meatballs a nice crispy outside!
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