Asian Turkey Meatballs with Lime Cilantro Dipping Sauce
Servings: 4 • Size: 3 meatballs w/ sauce
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(amino’s would be better)2 tsp sesame oil
For the Dipping Sauce:
3 tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce(amino’s would be better)
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