These Asian turkey meatballs are so good for an appetizer. People love them!

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
20 mins
total:
40 mins
Servings:
18
Yield:
18 small meatballs
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Ingredients

18
Original recipe yields 18 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Meatballs:
Sweet Soy Dipping Sauce:

Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

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  • Combine turkey, cilantro, bread crumbs, egg, scallions, vegetable oil, sesame oil, and soy sauce in a large bowl. Gently mix with your hands until combined. Roll tablespoon-sized scoops between your palms to form meatballs. Arrange meatballs on the prepared baking sheet.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until well browned, 20 to 25 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, make the dipping sauce. Smash ginger with the heavy side of a knife and place in a small pot. Add brown sugar, soy sauce, rice vinegar. Stir over medium-low until sugar dissolves, about 3 minutes. Simmer, stirring frequently, until slightly thickened, about 3 minutes. Fish out ginger and divide sauce among small cups.

  • Serve meatballs alongside sauce, with toothpicks for dipping.

Nutrition Facts

82 calories; protein 6.1g 12% DV; carbohydrates 5.8g 2% DV; fat 3.9g 6% DV; cholesterol 28.9mg 10% DV; sodium 342.4mg 14% DV. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 5 stars
03/02/2019
I used onions instead of a scallions. Added a quick broil at the end of the cooking time. Everyone loved them with the sweet and sticky dilping sauce. Very simple recipe with great flavors! Read More
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