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                             THAI TURKEY BITES
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 Serving Size  : 25   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Poultry                          Appetizers
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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                         - Pam Coombes RNCM95A
      1/4   c            Boiling water
    3       tb           Brown sugar
    3       tb           Lime or lemon juice
    1       md           Cucumber, cut in half
                         -lenghtwise and cut into
                         -1/4 inch thick slices.
      1/2   sm           Onion, thinly sliced,
                         -halved and separated into
    1                    Red or green chili pepper,
                         -chopped fine
    1       lb           Ground turkey
    4       ts           Fish or soy sauce
    1       tb           Red curry paste or 1 ts
                         -chili powder and 1/2 t
                         -sesame oil
   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.
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