Sunday, May 8, 2011

Chinese-Style Meatballs

     I had some ground turkey and was supposed to make spaghetti with it, but that didn't sound good. So I googled "ground turkey recipes" and found this. I thought, "This sounds weird, yet interesting, and strangely good." So we tried it and now my husband said we should eat it once a week!

Chinese-Style Meatballs and dipping sauce 
recipe adapted from here

Ingredients for Meatballs 

1.25 pounds ground turkey (1 Jenny-O package) 
2 tbsp soy sauce 
1 tbsp sesame oil 
1 tbsp vegetable oil 
1 egg, beaten 
1/2 cup fine bread crumbs 


Ingredients for dipping sauce

1/4 cup soy sauce 
1 tbsp rice vinegar 
1/4 cup brown sugar 
sprinkle of ginger 

Directions 

1. Preheat oven to 400 and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
2. Combine all ingredients until mixed well.
3. Scoop tablespoon sized meatballs onto cookie sheet (I use a small cookie scoop).



4. Bake for 20-25 minutes.

5. While the meatballs are baking, make the dipping sauce. 

 6. In a small saucepan, combine ingredients and cook on low until sugar dissolves. 

Serve meatballs with rice and veggies.

8 comments:

  1. Hahaha! What the heck is Lucy's face? That is hilarious! These look so easy and good. I must try. And I see that kitchenaid mixer back there. Jealous.

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  2. sooo cute that you're teaching the kiddos to cook early =) love it! It helps them try so much more eh? <3

    xoXOxo
    Jenn @ Peas & Crayons

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  3. these look simple! thanks for posting such great ideas-my family thanks you;)

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  4. Hi Erin,
    Your Chinese Style Meatballs look so good. Thank you for sharing and hope you are having a great day!

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  5. Visiting through Delicious Dishes. Your girls are adorable and Abby is obviously on her way to being a great cook. Love these meatballs. Much more interesting for me than spaghetti and meatballs as well. I'll have to give them a try.
    Thanks.

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  6. i need a couple of darling helpers in my kitchen...how are they with dishes? :) these meatballs look wonderful...i love that they hit the spot while still being low fat. thank you for sharing with tuesday night supper club!

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  7. What great flavors! I love, love, love the fact that you use turkey and that they're baked. I'm printing out the recipe and am going to give these a try with my family!

    It's such a pleasure to have you be a part of "A Little Birdie Told Me..." Thank you!

    Jenn

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  8. Thank you so much for linking this recipe up to our blog hop! It looks delicious!

    So funny that you are also one of 4 sisters. I just happened upon another blog of 4 sisters that have a blog together(crumbs and chaos) so this is such a small world!

    http://everydaysisters.blogspot.com

    Ellen

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