Spicy Leek Meatballs

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cooking Time

15 minutes


4 servings


1 pound lean ground turkey or ground beef 1 1/2 cups minced leeks (white and light green part only, about one bunch) 2 fresh chili peppers, minced 1 tbsp fresh ginger, minced 2 tbsps flour 2 tbsps sesame oil Sea salt and black pepper to taste


Place all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Knead well by hand until the ingredients are thoroughly combined. Divide the mixture into 10 to 12 equal portions, about 1/4 cup each. Roll each portion into a ball. Heat the cooking oil in a large nonstick pan over medium-high heat. Add meatballs and pan-fry, covered, turning occasionally until browned on all sides and cooked through, about 10 minutes. Drain on paper towel. Serve warm.


Serve over a bed of simple steamed greens.