Saucy Spicy Turkey Meatballs
|Ground turkey||1 Pound|
|Bread crumbs||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), minced|
|Grated fresh ginger||1 Teaspoon|
|Red pepper flakes||1 Teaspoon, divided|
|Light soy sauce||2 Tablespoon, divided|
|Vegetable oil||1 Tablespoon|
|Canned pineapple chunks||20 Ounce, undrained (1 Can)|
|Lemon juice/Orange juice||2 Tablespoon|
|Red bell pepper||1 Large, seeded and cut into 1 inch triangles|
|Hot cooked rice||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
1. Combine turkey, bread crumbs, egg, garlic, ginger, 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes and 1 tablespoon soy sauce in large bowl. Shape turkey mixture into 1-inch meatballs.
2. Heat oil in wok or large skillet over medium-high heat. Add meatballs and cook 4 to 5 minutes or until no longer pink in centers, turning to brown all sides. Remove from wok.
3. Drain pineapple, reserving juice. Add enough water to juice to make 1 cup liquid.Whisk together pineapple juice mixture, cornstarch, lemon juice, honey, remaining 1 tablespoon soy sauce and 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes. Pour into wok. Cook and stir until sauce thickens.
4. Add meatballs, pineapple and bell pepper to sauce. Cook and stir until hot. Adjust seasoning with remaining 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes, if desired. Serve over rice.