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Meatballs Simmered in Plum Sauce

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Yield

Yield: 24 servings, portion size: 4 meatballs

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ingredients

2 1/2 pounds ground turkey
2 1/2 pounds mild Italian sausage
5 ounces onion, finely diced
2 ounces ginger, minced
2 ounces garlic, minced
1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
1/2 cup Kikkoman Soy Sauce
2 eggs
2 tablespoons salt
vegetable oil, as needed
6 cups Kikkoman Plum Sauce
24 cups cooked white rice
cilantro leaves, as needed

directions

To make meatballs: In bowl, mix together turkey, sausage, onion, ginger, garlic, cilantro, soy sauce, eggs and salt until well blended. Form mixture into 1-ounce balls. Heat oil in heavy sauté pan; brown meatballs on all sides. As they brown, transfer meatballs to large rondo. Add plum sauce to rondo; bring to a simmer over medium heat. Simmer, covered, for about 5 minutes or until meatballs are cooked through. (Yield: 92 meatballs)

For each serving, to order: Heat 4 meatballs in 1/4 cup sauce. Place 1-cup scoop rice on plate; place meatballs alongside. Pour sauce over meatballs and garnish with cilantro leaves.

THE STORY OF SOY SAUCE

Even people who love soy sauce and use it all the time are often surprised to learn what it is and how it’s made. We make ours from just four simple ingredients—water, soybeans, wheat, and salt. Those ingredients are transformed through a traditional brewing process—much like making wine or beer—that has remained unchanged for centuries.

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