Asian Turkey Meatballs – Recipe & Video

I love meatballs and use all types of ground meat regularly. It is versatile, lower in fat, and extremely flavorful when combined with the right ingredients. These Asian-style meatballs have a ton of flavor from garlic, ginger, and cilantro. Add in the citrus dipping sauce and you’ll have trouble keeping these crowd pleasers around for long!

Asian Turkey Meatballs (in a muffin tin) with Citrus Dipping Sauce

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:
Meatballs

1 egg, beaten
1/4 cup whole wheat bread crumbs
1 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon ginger, minced
¼ cup cilantro, minced
2 scallions, chopped
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1 pound ground turkey

Dipping Sauce:
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon sesame oil
2 tablespoons lime juice
2 tablespoons water
1 scallion, chopped

Directions:
1. Pre-heat oven to 425 degrees F. Spray muffin tins with olive oil.
2. Mix meatball ingredients together and place ~1 ounce balls in each muffin spot. Bake ~30 minutes, until golden brown.
3. Mix dipping sauce ingredients together and blend well.
4. Serve meatballs with sauce on the side.

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