Chinese Inspired Turkey Meatballs w/ Dipping Sauce

Marsha Gardner


I sometimes mix half ground pork and half ground turkey to make these tasty little meatball that are great for snacking on while watching a football game.


★★★★★ 2 votes

a crowd, when serving other appetizers
15 Min


  • 1 c
    panko bread crumbs
  • 4 lb
    ground turkey
  • 3 large
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp
    fresh ginger, minced
  • 3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1/2 c
    cilantro, fresh, chopped
  • 6-8
    green onions, chopped fine
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 3 tsp
    sesame oil

  • 1/2 c
    soy sauce
  • 4 tsp
    sesame oil
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    green onions, chopped

How to Make Chinese Inspired Turkey Meatballs w/ Dipping Sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 500°F.

    Mix ground turkey, panko, egg, salt, scallions, ginger, cilantro, soy sauce, and 2 tsp oil and mix with your hands until combined well. Shape 1 heaping tablespoon meat mixture into a ball and transfer to a baking dish. Repeat with remaining mixture. Bake until cooked through, about 12-15 minutes.
  2. For the dipping sauce mix together soy sauce, sesame oil, sugar and water in a bowl. Add scallions.

    Transfer meatballs to a serving dish. Stir sauce, then drizzle meatballs with 1 tablespoon sauce.

    Serve meatballs with remaining sauce.

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