Asian Turkey Meatballs With Lime Sesame Dipping Sauce Recipe
These Asian inspired meatballs are out of this world! Made with ground turkey, ginger, scallions, cilantro and sesame oil with a wonderful tangy sesame-lime dipping sauce. You can make them for dinner or serve them as an appetizer by making them half their size and setting out toothpicks for dipping into that delicious sauce.
Asian Turkey Meatballs with Lime Cilantro Dipping Sauce
Servings: 4 • Size: 3 meatballs w/ sauce • Points +: 7 pts • Smart Points: 7
Calories: 300 • Fat: 15 g • Carb: 7 g • Fiber: 1 g • Protein: 30 g • Sugar: 1 g
Sodium: 866 mg • Cholesterol: 148 mg
1/4 cup panko crumbs
1-1/4 lbs 93% lean ground turkey
1 large egg
1 tbsp ginger, minced
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
3 scallions, chopped
1 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
2 tsp sesame oil
For the Dipping Sauce:
3 tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce
1 1/2 teaspoons sesame oil
1 1/2 tbsp fresh lime juice
1 1/2 tbsp water
1 tbsp chopped fresh scallion
Preheat oven to 500°F.
In a large bowl combine the ground turkey, panko, egg, salt, scallions, garlic, ginger, cilantro, 1 tbsp of the soy sauce and 2 tsp sesame oil. Gently mix with your hands until combined well. Shape meatballs 1/4 cup in size and transfer to a baking sheet. Bake until cooked through and browned, about 15 to 18 minutes.
For the dipping sauce: mix the lime juice, water, soy sauce, and remaining 2 teaspoons of oil in a bowl. Add the scallions and set aside.
Transfer the meatballs to a serving dish. Stir the sauce, then drizzle the meatballs with a little of the sauce. Serve the meatballs with the remaining sauce on the side.
Makes 12 meatballs.
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