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These Instant Pot Sweet and Spicy Meatballs are the perfect blend of sweet, spicy and smoky and are sure to be your new favorite appetizer!

Instant Pot Sweet and Spicy Meatballs

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author Kimberly Sneed


  • 16 oz Cooked Perfect Meatballs
  • 12 ounces chili sauce
  • 12 ounces grape jelly
  • 1/2 cup water
  • ½ tablespoon crushed red pepper
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Garnish: chopped green onions opt


  1. Add 16 oz Cooked Perfect Meatballs to your Instant Pot.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine chili sauce, grape jelly, water and spices; stir to combine.
  3. Pour mixture over Cooked Perfect Meatballs and stir to cover.
  4. Add your lid to the Instant Pot and set to Manual for 10 minutes.
  5. Quick or Natural Release can be used; if using QR, let meatballs sit on warm until ready to serve and sauce will thicken.
  6. Garnish with chopped green onions.