Mindy Kobrin


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Irresistible and easy!  Dips-n-chips move aside and make way for our new take on meatballs.  You’ll want these platter-friendly Turkey Meatballs by the huddles!

Touchdown Turkey Meatballs

Rating: 5

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 6 servings.

  • 1 lbs ground turkey
  • ¼ cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • 3 scallions, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbs fish sauce, nuoc nam (found in Asian markets or most supermarkets)
  • 1 Tbs hot Asian chile sauce
  • 1 Tbs sugar
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • Fresh pepper to taste
  • 2 Tbs sesame oil


  1. Preheat oven to 300°F.
  2. Stir in all the sauce ingredients in a medium bowl to blend. Cover and chill in refrigerator 1 day in advance.
  3. Line a large baking sheet with plastic wrap for placing uncooked meatballs.
  4. Gently mix all meatball ingredients in a large bowl until well-combined. Using your hands, measure approximately 2 tablespoons for each meatball. Place on lined baking sheet. Set aside.
  5. Heat sesame oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  6. Sauté half of the meatballs until browned and cooked through, approximately 12 – 15 minutes. Lower heat if meatballs brown too quickly.
  7. Transfer meatballs to another baking sheet and place in the oven to keep warm. Repeat process with remaining uncooked meatballs. Arrange meatballs on a large serving platter.