Asian Turkey Meatballs

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

  
Ingredients:

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
Directions: 
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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