Spicy Leek Meatballs

Prep Time
15 minutes

Prep Notes
n/a

Cooking Time
15 minutes

Yields
4 servings

Ingredients
1 pound lean ground turkey or ground beef
1 1/2 cups minced leeks (white and light green part only, about one bunch)
2 fresh chili peppers, minced
1 tbsp fresh ginger, minced
2 tbsps flour
2 tbsps sesame oil
Sea salt and black pepper to taste

Directions
Place all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
Knead well by hand until the ingredients are thoroughly combined.
Divide the mixture into 10 to 12 equal portions, about 1/4 cup each. Roll each portion into a ball.
Heat the cooking oil in a large nonstick pan over medium-high heat.
Add meatballs and pan-fry, covered, turning occasionally until browned on all sides and cooked through, about 10 minutes.
Drain on paper towel.
Serve warm.

Notes
Serve over a bed of simple steamed greens.