Polynesian Meatballs

Sweet and spicy meatballs... with whole-grain brown rice.

Makes 6 to 8 Servings

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  • Ingredients
    1 can (20 oz.) crushed pineapple, divided
    1 pkg (20 oz.) ground turkey or chicken
    2 cups Minute® Brown Rice
    3/4 cup green onion, thinly sliced and divided
    1/2 cup teriyaki sauce, divided
    1 egg, lightly beaten
    1 tsp ground ginger
    1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
    2 Tbsps orange marmalade
  • Directions
    • Preheat oven to 350° F.  Prepare rice according to package directions.
    • Drain 1/2 cup crushed pineapple for meatballs. Reserve remaining pineapple and juice for sauce.
    • Combine ground turkey or chicken, cooked rice, 1/2 cup pineapple, 1/2 cup green onions, 1/4 cup teriyaki sauce, egg, ginger and nutmeg in large bowl. Mix well.
    • Scoop mixture and gently roll into desired meatball size (we suggest about the size of a golf ball); place meatballs on aluminum foil-lined baking sheet with sides. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until meatballs are done.
    • While meatballs are baking, to make sauce, combine remaining pineapple and juice, remaining 1/4 cup teriyaki sauce and orange marmalade in medium saucepan; heat to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in remaining 1/4 cup green onions.
    • Top cooked meatballs with sauce.
    • If desired, serve meatballs over additional hot cooked rice and sprinkle with additional green onions.
  • Nutritional Info
    Calories 350  cal
    Fat 9  g
    Cholesterol 75  mg
    Sodium 920  mg
    Carbohydrates 45  g
    Protein 22  g

    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.    See full nutrition
    Calories 350 cal
    Total Fat 9 g
    Saturated Fat 2 g
    Cholesterol 75 mg
    Sodium 920 mg
    Total Carbohydrates 45 g
      **Sugars 19 g
      Dietary Fiber 3 g
    Protein 22 g

    Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

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