Easy Dinner Recipe: Thai Turkey Meatballs

February 23, 2014

The bright and bold flavors of Thailand come together in this delicious meatball recipe from cookbook author and meat connoisseur Bruce Aidells. These turkey meatballs are simply bursting with flavor and they're easy to make any night of the week. Fry them up and serve with an Asian dipping sauce (recipe provided), or add a little green curry with coconut milk (as shown in photo), simmer, and serve over jasmine rice. It's a tasty meal the whole family will enjoy!

Spicy Thai Turkey Meatballs
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4 shiitake mushrooms
1½ lbs. ground turkey (preferably dark meat)
2 tsp. minced ginger
2 tsp. Thai green curry paste, or more to taste
2 Tbsp. Asian fish sauce (nam pla nuoc nam; substitute soy sauce with a dash of Worcestershire sauce or anchovy paste if desired)
1 tsp. sugar
1 egg, lightly beaten
¹⁄3 c. green onions, white and green parts finely chopped
¼ c. chopped cilantro
salt to taste
2 Tbsp. peanut oil
1 recipe Spicy Asian Dipping Sauce (optional)

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