Bison Asian Spiced Meatballs

A delicious appetizer or a hearty meal, you choose.

Total Time: 1 hour, Prep: 25 min, Cook: 15 minutes
Servings: 4
Level: Easy



  • ½ onion (finely minced)
  • 1 quarter size piece ginger (finely minced)
  • 3-4 cloves of garlic (finely minced)
  • 1 lb ground buffalo
  • 1-2 tbls fish sauce
  • 1-2 tbls soy sauce
  • 1-2 tbls sweet thai chilli
  • 1 tbls sambal oelek
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/3 cup cilantro (finely chopped)
  • ¼ cup basil (finely chopped)
  • 1 egg (lightly beaten)
  • 1/3 c. bread crumbs


  1. Sauté onion, garlic, and ginger till softened (set aside and let cool)
  2. Mix remaining ingredients with the ground buffalo then add sauteed onion, garlic, ginger.
  3. Form buffalo mixture into balls, slightly larger than golf balls.
  4. Place on a parchment lined baking sheet and bake at 400F for 15 minutes.

Serve with rice and sweet thai chilli for dipping. Also can be served with bibb lettuce as a wrap.