Spicy Thai Turkey Cocktail Meatballs with Dipping Sauce
These spicy Thai Turkey Cocktail Meatballs are quick to mix, baked in the oven and served with store-bought Sweet Thai Chili Sauce for dipping.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 18 meatballs
- 1 pound ground turkey, or ground chicken
- 1 tbsp shallot, finely chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, finely minced
- 1 medium dried Thai red chili pepper, finely minced
- 2/3 cup cilantro, finely chopped
- 2 tsp Fish Sauce
- 1 tsp sea salt
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and place a cooling rack on top of the parchment paper. Brush or spray the rack with cooking oil.
Put all ingredients except turkey in a food processor and process until finely chopped. Alternatively, chop or mince by hand.In a medium bowl, combine turkey with chopped ingredients, stirring until well incorporated.
Using a cookie scoop or a spoon, form into balls about 1 inch in diameter. Place about 2 inches apart on rack.
Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until no longer pink inside. Transfer baking pan to the upper shelf in your oven and broil for 2 - 3 minutes or until tops of meatballs are beginning to brown.
Remove from oven, transfer to a serving dish and serve with Sweet Thai Chili Sauce for dipping. These cocktail meatballs can be baked ahead of time, stored in a tightly covered container in the refrigerator and reheated just before serving.
Calories: 29kcal | Protein: 6g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 194mg | Potassium: 77mg | Vitamin A: 45IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 0.2mg