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5 from 2 votes

General Tso Meatballs

Tso tangy. Tso sweet. Tso easy. These General Tso Meatballs might just beat your favorite takeout.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: general tso, general tso meatballs, turkey meatballs
Servings: 4
Calories: 256kcal
Author: Jordan Smith


  • oven
  • baking sheet
  • Mixing Bowl


  • 1 lb ground turkey 93% lean
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup panko breadcrumbs
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder

Sauce Ingredients

  • ½ cup General Tso sauce


  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  • Add all meatball ingredients (except the general tso sauce) in a large mixing bowl. Mix well.
  • Use your hands or a cookie dough scoop to roll the mixture into balls.
  • Spread the meatballs evenly on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake the meatballs for 15 mins (or until internal temp reaches 165 degrees).
  • In a separate bowl, add the general tso sauce.
  • In small batches, add a few of the meatballs to the bowl of sauce. Coat completely and place back on the baking sheet. Repeat this step until all meatballs are coated.
  • Bake the sauced meatballs for 5 more minutes.
  • Serve with ranch dressing, pasta, salad, rice or whatever you wish!


This recipe makes about 30 meatballs. To portion, divide into 4ths; for a more exact portion measurement, divide total food weight (not including dish) by 4. To log in MyFitnessPal, search "Jordo's World General Tso Meatballs". 


Calories: 256kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 137mg | Sodium: 576mg | Potassium: 29mg | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 9mg