Easy Korean Meatballs

These Baked Korean Meatballs are sweet, spicy, and full of flavor.  This easy ground beef recipe is perfect for a weeknight dinner, and can be made ahead of time. Add this ground beef recipe to your meal plan rotation today!
5 from 1 vote
Print Pin
Course: Dinners
Cuisine: American, Asian, Korean
Keyword: 30 Minute Dinners, easy dinner recipes, Easy Recipes, Ground beef recipe
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 24 meatballs
Calories: 92.45kcal


For Meatballs



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line two large baking sheets with foil, set aside.
  • In a large mixing bow, add all ingredients for meatballs, mix until just combined. Don't overmix or the meatballs will be tough.
  • Roll mixture into 24 meatballs. Using a cookie scoop makes it easy to get evenly sized meatballs. Place 12 meatballs on each baking sheet. Transfer to oven and bake 10-15 minutes, or until they reach an internal temperature of 160 degrees.
  • Meanwhile, make the glaze. Combine brown sugar, soy sauce, rice vinegar and gochujang in a small sauce pan over medium heat.
  • Whisk together until combined. Continue to cook and whisk occasionally until sauce thickens, about 5 minutes. Don't allow sauce to boil, reduce heat if needed.
  • When meatballs are done, remove from oven. Brush with glaze. Garnish with sesame seeds and green onions if desired, and serve.


Meatballs can be frozen.  If you plan on freezing them, do not brush with the glaze.  Allow meatballs to cool completely.  Place meatballs on a baking sheet, then freeze them for at least 30 minutes.  Once frozen, transfer to a freezer bag.  After thawing, prepare the glaze and coat meatballs with glaze. 


Serving: 1meatball | Calories: 92.45kcal | Carbohydrates: 4.13g | Protein: 5.44g | Fat: 5.92g | Saturated Fat: 2.25g | Cholesterol: 26.95mg | Sodium: 100.81mg | Potassium: 97.62mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 2.55g | Vitamin A: 27.51IU | Vitamin C: 0.72mg | Calcium: 12.08mg | Iron: 0.72mg
Nutritional information is an estimate for your convenience. If you have strict nutritional needs, please do your due diligence to make sure this recipe fits your needs.
Did you like this recipe?Please comment, rate and share! And don’t forget to tag me on Instagram @foxandbriar AND #foxandbriar so I can see what you made!