Thai Turkey Bites

Serves: 25
WW Points: 1

1/4 cup boiling water
3 tablespoons brown sugar
3 tablespoons lime or lemon juice
1 medium cucumber -- cut in half lengthwise and cut into 1/4" thick slices
1/2 small onion -- thinly sliced, halved and separated into rings
1 red or green chili pepper -- chopped fine
1 pound ground turkey
4 teaspoons fish or soy sauce
1 tablespoon red curry paste

FOR SAUCE: In a mixing bowl combined water, brown sugar, and lime juice. Stir till brown sugar dissolves. Add cucumber slices, onion, and chili pepper. Mix well. Cover and chill up to 3 days.

In a mixing bowl, combine ground turkey, fish or soy sauce, and red curry paste. Mix well. Shape turkey mixture into 1-inch meatballs; flatten slightly. Arrange meatballs in a microwave safe 8x8x2 inch baking dish. Cover dish loosely with waxed paper. Micro-cook on 100% power for 5 to 7 minutes or till done, turning meatballs over and rotating dish a half-turn once.

To serve, place meatballs in a chafing dish over burner. Transfer sauce to serving bowl. With a toothpick spear a cucumber slice, then a meatball. Dip in sauce. Makes 25 to 30 meatballs. Meatballs maybe frozen.

Nutritional Analysis:
Per Serving: 40 Calories; 2g Fat (44.2% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 2g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 15mg Cholesterol; 36mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 0 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.

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