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These Sweet Sesame Ginger Meatballs are an Asian style turkey meatball that can be served as an appetizer or on a bed of rice for a complete meal!
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Sweet Sesame Ginger Meatballs

These Sweet Sesame Ginger Meatballs are an Asian style turkey meatball that can be served as an appetizer or on a bed of rice for a complete meal!
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Servings 4
Author Tracy

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger minced or grated
  • 4 cloves fresh garlic minced or grated
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce, divided
  • 2 tablespoons hoisen
  • fresh diced scallions
  • sesame seeds

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees and lightly grease a large baking sheet.
  • In a large bowl, add turkey and garlic and ginger and mix well. Then add egg, panko, sesame oil, and 1 tablespoon of soy sauce and mix well.
  • Roll out 1 1/2 - 2 inch meatballs and place on baking sheet. (Approximately 20)
  • Bake for 10 mins and then rotate pan and bake for another 10 minutes.
  • Heat a large saute pan to medium. Transfer meatballs to a large saute pan that will fit them all. In a small bowl mix the remaining 3 tablespoons of soy sauce and 2 tablespoons of hoisen. Coat and turn meatballs in sauce as it bubbles and thickens and let cook for a couple of minutes.
  • Remove meatballs, add to a bowl and pour remaining sauce on meatballs. Serve as an appetizer or over a bed of rice.