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Asian Turkey Meatballs with a Lime Sesame Dipping Sauce

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 12


  • Dipping Sauce:
  • 4 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp honey to taste
  • 1 scallion chopped
  • Meatballs:
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup of fresh cilantro chopped
  • 2 tbsp scallion finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp ginger minced
  • 1 clove of garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup of panko crumbs
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper to taste


  • Combine the soy sauce, lime juice, water,sesame oil, green onion, and honey together in a dish. Whisk until well combined; set aside.
  • Preheat the oven to 500 degrees. Coat a baking dish with cooking spray.
  • Combine the ground turkey, egg, green onion, cilantro, ginger, garlic, panko, soy sauce, sesame oil, sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste together in a large bowl. Gently mix the ingredients until well combined.
  • Shape 1/4 cup of mixture into a ball then place into the baking dish. Repeat with the remaining meat mixture.
  • Place the meatballs into the oven and bake until cooked through, about 15 minutes. Serve immediately along with the dipping sauce. Enjoy.