Turkey and Cilantro Bites
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Asian
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Serves: 30
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup rice vinegar (not seasoned)
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup finely chopped cilantro
  • 2 scallions, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp Asian sesame oil
  • ¾ cup cornstarch
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  1. Stir together soy sauce and vinegar in a bowl for dipping sauce
  2. Stir together ground turkey, egg, cilantro, scallions, sesame oil, and 1 tsp salt with a fork until mixture is just blended
  3. Spread cornstarch in a shallow baking pan. With wet hands form turkey mixture into 1-inch balls, transferring them to a baking pan as formed. Wash and dry your hands, then gently roll balls in cornstarch until coated
  4. Heat ¼ cup vegetable oil in a 12-inch heavy skillet over medium-high heat until it shimmers, then cook half of balls, turning occasionally, until firm, golden and cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer as cooked with a slotted spoon to a paper towel to drain. Add remaining ¼ cup vegetable oil to skillet and cook remaining balls in same manner. Serve meatballs with small skewers or toothpicks and dipping sauce
Recipe by Cuisinterest at http://cuisinterest.com/turkey-and-cilantro-bites/