Sweet & Spicy Party Meatballs

Sweet & Spicy Party Meatballs

If you're strapped for time and want to make a tasty appetizer that is sure to be a hit, this is an easy simple recipe that is sweet and spicy. We used an Instant Pot (a pressure cooker that speeds up cooking time) to make these. If you are Instant Pot-less, you can make these on the stove top, but they will take more time. 

Sweet & Spicy Party Meatballs (all items from TJs) 

5 to 6 servings - 15 minutes
  • 28-32 oz party meatballs
  • 9 oz Grape Jelly (or Blueberry)
  • 4 oz Sweet Pepper Jam
  • 12 oz Sweet Chili Sauce
  • 3/4 c water
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha

In the Instant Pot whisk all ingredients except meatballs together. Once you have made your mixture, add in the meatballs and mix. Close lid and pressure cook for 5 minutes (it will take about 10 minutes to reach pressure than cook for 5 minutes). Quick Release the pressure and then open the lid and stir. Serve in a bowl and set aside toothpicks. Enjoy! Alternate without Instant Pot - use the stovetop and add everything into a pot with a lid, med-high heat. Stir every 5 minutes until meatballs are tender.




  • @Evelyn – you do not need to let them thaw, just bump the time up on the instapot around 5 minutes.

    Pat the Spatula on

  • Great recipe, thank you! I have some TJ turkey meatballs I’d love to try with this. You would thaw the meatballs first before dumping in the IP?

    Evelyn on

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