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Healthy Cocktail Meatballs with Asian Hoisin Apple Glaze

These healthy cocktail meatballs with asian hoisin apple glaze as a lean, high protein, high fibre way to entertain this holiday!
Course Appetizer
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 33 minutes
Servings 24 people
Calories 190kcal



  • 1/2 lb cremini mushrooms roughly chopped (stems removed)
  • 1 cup All-Bran Original cereal
  • 1 lb extra lean ground turkey
  • 1 egg
  • 1 clove garlic finely minced
  • 1/2 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tsp reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp cilantro finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp green onions finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper

Sauce & Garnish

  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1 cup unsweetened apple sauce
  • 2 tbsp apple butter
  • 1 tbsp reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • Peanuts crushed
  • Green onions thinly sliced
  • Sesame seeds



  • Preheat oven to 400 F and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or a silpat.
  • Using a food processor, pulse the mushrooms until they reach a ground meat-like consistency. Transfer to a bowl.
  • Add the All-Bran to the food processor and process until it reaches a powder. Add to the bowl.
  • Mix in the turkey, egg, garlic, toasted sesame oil, soy sauce, cilantro, green onions, salt and pepper. Roll into 24 balls and place on the baking sheet.
  • Bake for 15-18 minutes, or until golden brown on the outside, and fully cooked on the inside.

Sauce & Garnish

  • In a large sauce pan, combine the hoisin sauce, vinegar, apple sauce, apple butter, soy sauce and sesame oil and simmer over medium low heat until fully combined and thick.


  • Once the meatballs are cooked, add them to the pan with the sauce and toss until well coated.
  • Garnish with crushed peanuts, sesame seeds and sliced green onion.


Calories: 190kcal