Honey Miso Turkey Meatballs

Honey Miso Turkey Meatballs


3 green shallots

600g turkey mince

1 tablespoon finely grated fresh ginger

2 garlic cloves, crushed

2 ½ tablespoons miso paste

¼ cup panko breadcrumbs

¼ cup mirin

¼ cup rice wine vinegar

2 ½ tablespoons honey

180g soba noodles

2 bunches broccolini, halved diagonally

2 cups edamame beans, blanched, podded

3 teaspoons sesame oil


  1. Thinly slice 2 shallots diagonally and reserve.
  2. Finely chop remaining shallot and place in a bowl.
  3. Add turkey mince, 2 teaspoons of ginger, garlic, 3 teaspoons miso and breadcrumbs. Season and combine.
  4. Roll tablespoonfuls of the mixture into balls. Place on a lined tray.
  5. Whisk together the mirin, vinegar, honey and remaining ginger and miso in a jug.
  6. Cook the noodles and broccolini in a large saucepan of boiling water for 3 to 4 minutes. Drain and refresh. Transfer to a bowl. Add edamame, sliced shallot and 1 teaspoon sesame oil. Toss to combine.
  7. Heat the remaining oil in a large non-stick fry pan over medium heat. Cook meatballs turning, for 6 minutes or until golden.
  8. Add the miso mixture. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 to 4 minutes until the liquid is syrupy and the meatballs are cooked through.
  9. Divide the noodle salad among bowls.
  10. Top with the meatballs and drizzle with the sauce.
  11. Serve.


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