Asian Turkey Meatballs With Lime Sesame Dipping Sauce

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Panko crumbs
  • 1-1/4 lbs (20 oz.) 93% lean ground turkey
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp. ginger, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 3 scallions, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tsp. sesame oil

Lime Dipping Sauce:

  • 4 tbsp. low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 2 tbsp. water
  • 1 fresh scallion, chopped

Preheat oven to 500°F.

Mix ground turkey, panko, egg, salt, scallions, ginger, cilantro, 1 tbsp soy sauce, and 2 tsp oil and mix with your hands until combined well. Shape 1/4 cup meat mixture into a ball and transfer to a baking dish. Repeat with remaining mixture. Bake until cooked through, about 15 minutes.

For the dipping sauce mix together lime juice, water, soy sauce, and remaining 2 teaspoons of oil in a bowl. Add scallions.

Transfer meatballs to a serving dish. Stir sauce, then drizzle meatballs with 1 tablespoon sauce.

Serve meatballs with remaining sauce, about 1 tbsp. per person.

by The Savvy Kitchen

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