Grilled Bacon Sriracha Meatball Skewers with Coconut Rice!

Grilling season is here! Time to take the BBQ out of storage and invite family and friends over for a platter of Grilled Sriracha Meatball Skewers with Coconut Rice and Asparagus. This whole meal is so easy, you will actually be able to relax and enjoy your own party!
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Grilled Bacon Sriracha Meatball Skewers with Coconut Rice! ~ Dairy Free, Gluten Free

 

The Grilled Sriracha Meatball Skewers:

These flavorful. gluten free meatball skewers are made with grass fed beef, bacon, fresh herbs and spices, and just enough Sriracha sauce to add a little kick!

Grilled Bacon Sriracha Meatball Skewers with Coconut Rice! ~ Dairy Free, Gluten Free

 

The Coconut Rice:

If you have never tried coconut rice before you are in for a treat! Coconut rice is made by cooking rice in water and coconut milk. It’s creamy and slightly sweet, which perfectly counters that touch of heat in our skewers. I use Texmati White Rice from RiceSelect. Texmati combines the qualities of basmati with that of traditional American long-grain rice and cooks up perfectly right on the cooktop!

Grilled Sriracha Meatball Skewers with Coconut Rice and Asparagus

Grilled Bacon Sriracha Meatball Skewers with Coconut Rice! ~ Dairy Free, Gluten Free

The Asparagus:

There really isn’t an easier side dish than grilled asparagus! Simply brush with olive oil, sprinkle with sea salt and pepper and grill right next to the Sriracha skewers.

Grilled Bacon Sriracha Meatball Skewers with Coconut Rice! ~ Dairy Free, Gluten Free

 

Serve it all on a single platter and clean up is a breeze!

Grilled Bacon Sriracha Meatball Skewers with Coconut Rice! ~ Dairy Free, Gluten Free

 

The Recipe: Grilled Sriracha Meatball Skewers with Coconut Rice and Asparagus

Tips and what you need: If you time this meal right, everything can be done in 40 minutes! Prep the meatball skewers, start the rice and add the asparagus to the grill the last few minutes of cooking and you’ve got it made! I use Texmati White Rice, sriracha sauce, and organic coconut milk. My gluten free friends: replace traditional Panko bread crumbs with these. This recipe is dairy free.

5 from 9 votes
Grilled Sriracha Meatball Skewers with Coconut Rice and Asparagus
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

A simple grilled platter meal that everyone will love. Dairy free. Gluten free option offered.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dairy-free recipe, easy dinner recipe, grilling recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Linda Spiker
Ingredients
Coconut rice:
  • cups white rice Texmati, Basmati, Jasmine
  • cups coconut milk shake well
  • cups water
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
For skewers:
  • lbs ground beef 85 % lean
  • 5 slices of good quality bacon cooked and chopped
  • 1 small red onion peeled and finely diced
  • 1 clove garlic peeled and minced
  • 4 Tablespoons cilantro or parsley chopped (2 Tablespoons reserved for garnish)
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3/4 cup Panko bread crumbs use gluten free bread crumbs if making the GF version
  • 2 tablespoons Sriracha more for garnish
The Asparagus
  • Two bunches asparagus trimmed
  • olive oil
  • sea salt
  • pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
Instructions
For coconut rice:
  1. Place water, pinch sea salt, coconut milk and rice in sauce pan and bring to boil. Lower to simmer and place lid on pot.
  2. Cook for 15-20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and rice is soft. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. When done take off heat
For Meatball Skewers:
  1. While rice cooks, prep onions and garlic
  2. Start bacon, cooking till done but not crispy, remove bacon and set on paper towels, when cool, chop.
  3. Pour out all but about 2 tablespoons of bacon grease and then add onions to pan. Sauté for 3 minutes, add garlic and coriander to pan and sauté 60 more seconds. Take off heat.
  4. Clean BBQ grill and spray or wipe with coconut oil. Preheat grill to 400 degrees 
  5. In a bowl combine ground beef, chopped bacon, onion mixture, Panko bread crumbs, 2 Tablespoons Sriracha, 2 Tablespoons cilantro and mix with hands until very well combined.
  6. Form into 12 large meatballs and slide onto skewers
  7. Place skewers on preheated grill and lower temp to 375 degrees. Cook for 12-15 minutes, turning every 4-5 minutes, until done. Add asparagus to the grill the last few minutes of cooking.
Asparagus:
  1. Brush asparagus with olive oil, sprinkle with sea salt and pepper. Add to grill right alongside skewers the last five minutes of cooking. Turn halfway through cooking time. 
  2. Place rice, asparagus and skewers on a platter and serve!

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51 thoughts on “Grilled Bacon Sriracha Meatball Skewers with Coconut Rice!

  1. I’m down for any meal that can be done start to fininsh in 40 minutes and then add in sriracha, sold. Thanks for such a delicious meal, I’m looking forward to trying coconut rice!

  2. Your meatballs on skewers look so amazing! Also I didn’t know I could make coconut rice like this…thanks for sharing this recipe…love all your photos!

  3. Oh YUM!! These look absolutely delicious, and simple too which is ever so important! And I love idea of balancing the heat with the coconut rice, nicely done!

  4. So I’m thinking this may be too spicy for my kids, so I’m thinking I could reduce the Sriracha to 1 tablespoon. But then do I need to add more moisture?

    • It’s not very spicy, that is why I serve more Sriracha on the side. But if you are worried about it, use 1 Tablespoon and there would be no need to add more moisture:)

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  6. I love this so much! You always have the most creative recipes that look delicious 🙂 I’m not a huge fan of sriracha, but I have many friends who are, and I know they would love these during summer cookouts!

  7. Pinned this!!! I love sriracha so much, anything spicy I love. This is super healthy and simple, thanks so much for sharing. I love new recipes and ideas for the kitchen
    Danielle | AccordingtoD.com

  8. I haven’t ever heard of Texmati rice before, but basmati is my favorite! I’ll have to see if I can find some, since this meal looks phenomenal!

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