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Thai Curry Turkey Tofu Meatballs

Thai Curry Turkey Tofu Meatballs are melt in mouth tender bites of low carb awesomeness with a creamy green coconut curry sauce.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizers/ Snacks, Mains
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: 30 Minute Meals, Appetizers/ Snacks, Chicken and Poultry, Diabetic Friendly, Egg Free, Gluten Free, Lactose Free, Low Carb, Soups, Curries and Stews
Servings: 4
Calories: 590kcal

Ingredients

Turkey Tofu Meatballs

  • 1 pound Ground turkey
  • 6 oz Tofu
    firm
  • 3 Green onions
    sliced thinly both white and green parts
  • 2 tbsp Soy sauce (tamari Sauce)
  • 1 tbsp Sesame oil
  • Salt and white pepper
    to taste
  • 3 cloves Garlic
    peeled and minced
  • 1 inch Ginger
    knob peeled and grated
  • 1 tbsp Oil we used coconut oil 1 tablespoon but use any oil you wish for pan frying

Sauce

  • Scrappings from pan
  • 13 oz Coconut cream canned.( we used “Thai Kitchen” brand. You can also use coconut milk but the sauce will not be as thick.)
  • 1 tbsp Green Thai Curry paste
    (we used “Mae Ploy Green Curry Paste but you can make your own or use whatever brand you enjoy)
  • Salt and white pepper
    to taste
  • 1 tsp Stevia or sweetener of choice - optional
  • 2 tbsp Lime or juice of one lime upon serving

Instructions

  • In a large bowl combine ground turkey, tofu, green onions, soy sauce (tamari), sesame oil, salt and pepper to taste, ginger and garlic and mix well. Form into 1..5 inch balls. Set aside.

Stove Top Method

  • Preheat pan with coconut oil or oil of choice and fry turkey tofu meatballs for about 3 minutes on all sides or until no longer pink – about 15 minutes. Turning every few minutes. Set aside. Do not wash your pan!!!!
  • Remove your turkey meatballs for the pan and keep warm. Add the coconut cream, green curry paste, salt and pepper to taste, stevia or sweetener of choice and heat until well combined. Place your meatballs back in the pan and cover and turn the meatballs in the delicious coconut green curry cream sauce.

Oven Method

  • Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees F or (190 C)
  • Drizzle oil on the bottom of your Dutch oven or pan that can go from oven to stove top. Place your meatballs about 2 inches apart and bake for about 15-20 minutes until no longer pink inside. Set aside. Do not wash your pan!!!! Remove tour meatballs from the pan, keep warm, set aside. Add coconut cream to the pan juices alone with green curry paste, salt and pepper and stevia or sweetener of choice, if desired, and mix well. Add your meatballs back into the pan and toss in the coconut green curry sauce.
  • Drizzle lime juice over your Thai Curry Turkey Tofu Meatballs.
  • Enjoy!

Notes

Serve with a side of steamed rice or cauliflower rice for low carb and a stir fried vegetable for a delicious meal. 
Thai Curry Turkey Meatballs are also delicious as a hearty appetizer. 
 

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 590kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 51g | Saturated Fat: 32g | Cholesterol: 84mg | Sodium: 589mg | Potassium: 594mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 763IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 103mg | Iron: 4mg