HOW TO MAKE THAI TURKEY MEATBALLS

Thai Turkey Meatballs in Coconut Red Curry Sauce
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Coconut Thai curry is a a delicious and flavorful Thai cuisine. Its can be made with shrimp or chicken , but I love making it with turkey meatball. These meatballs made from ground turkey meat are typically seasoned with Thai herbs and spices then formed into small balls and cooked until they’re browned and cooked through.The red curry is the star of the dish and it is made from a base of coconut milk and red curry paste.

Red curry paste is a Thai condiment made from red chili peppers, garlic, ginger, lemongrass, and other aromatic ingredients.When combined with coconut milk, it creates a rich and creamy sauce with a spicy kick.

fish sauce, lime juice, and palm sugar is added to the sauce to balance the flavors. These ingredients add depth and complexity to the dish, with the fish sauce providing a salty umami flavor, lime juice adding acidity, and palm sugar adding sweetness to enhance the dish, vegetables such as bell peppers, carrots, and Thai basil leaves may be added

ONE PAN MEAL

Thai turkey meatballs in coconut red curry sauce can be cooked in one pan, reducing the number of dishes to wash.The ingredient list is not overly complicated, which is perfect for lazy cooks. You don’t need a long grocery list or extensive prep work. The dish is relatively easy to prepare, especially if you use pre-made red curry paste and canned coconut milk. You can save time by skipping the time-consuming process of making curry paste from scratch.

CUSTOMIZABLE

You can customize this dish based on your preferences and the ingredients you have on hand. Feel free to add or omit vegetables, adjust the spice level, or use chicken or Shrimp instead of turkey. Despite its simplicity, this dish offers a burst of flavors, including the richness of coconut milk, the spiciness of red curry paste, and the savory turkey meatballs. It’s a satisfying meal that feels like you’ve put in more effort than you actually have.This recipe doesn’t require advanced cooking skills or techniques, making it accessible for cooks of all levels, including those who may not be very experienced in the kitchen.

HOW TO MAKE THAI TURKEY MEATBALLS

Description

Thai Curry Turkey Meatball is always a good idea. The dish is simple yet,  despite its simplicity, it offers a burst of flavors, including the richness of coconut milk, the spiciness of red curry paste, and the savory turkey meatballs. It's a satisfying meal that feels like you've put in more effort than you actually have.The dish often incorporates other Thai ingredients like fish sauce, lime juice, and palm sugar to balance the flavors. These ingredients add depth and complexity to the dish, with the fish sauce providing a salty umami flavor, lime juice adding acidity, and palm sugar adding sweetness.

Ingredients

Turkey Meatball

Coconut Red Curry

Instructions

  1. Prepare the Meatballs:

    In a mixing bowl, combine the ground turkey, minced garlic, grated ginger, chopped onion, green onion, fish sauce, soy sauce , red curry paste , breadcrumbs, egg and all purpose seasonings. Mix well 

  2. Damp your hands and lightly shape and roll the meatballs between your palms. Form the mixture into small meatballs, about 1-2 inches in diameter.  You should get about 26-30 meatballs. 

  3. Cook the Meatballs:

    Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet or frying pan over medium-high heat. Add the meatballs to the pan and cook until they are browned on all sides and cooked through about 6-8 minutes. Remove them from the pan and set them aside.If baking, bake until no longer pink inside

  4. Prepare the Curry Sauce

    In the same pan sautéed onion, garlic , ginger, and a few curry leaves 

  5. Add the red curry paste and cook it for a minute or two to release its flavors.Pour in the coconut milk and stir to combine with the curry paste.After a min or 2 add the fish sauce, soy sauce  and brown sugar a tablespoon each, stirring until well combined.Add the sliced bell pepper, let them simmer for a few minutes until they start to soften.

  6. Add the cooked turkey meatballs to the pan with the sauce and vegetables. Add broccoli and let it Simmer for an additional 5-7 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together and the vegetables to become tender.You can add some water or chicken broth if need.Just before serving, stir in the lime juice, Thai basil leaves and cilantro.

  7. Serve and Garnish

    Serve the Thai turkey meatballs and curry sauce over cooked rice or noodles. Garnish with additional fresh cilantro and basil leaves if desired.

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