Basil Chicken Meatballs with Ponzu Sauce
Basil Chicken Meatballs with Ponzu Sauce requires approximately 19 minutes from start to finish. This recipe serves 8. One serving contains 180 calories, 17g of protein, and 8g of fat. This recipe covers 10% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. It works well as a reasonably priced main course. It is a good option if you're following a dairy free diet. If you have basil leaves, lemon juice, lower-sodium soy sauce, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. To use up the egg whites you could follow this main course with the Banana Pudding as a dessert. Users who liked this recipe also liked Chicken Sate with Ponzu Sauce, Spaghetti Meatballs and Tomato-Basil Sauce, and Cheesy Meatballs With Basil Tomato Sauce.
To prepare meatballs, combine first 9 ingredients in a large bowl; shape mixture into 16 (1 1/2-inch) meatballs.
Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray.
Add 8 meatballs to pan, and cook for 6 minutes, browning on all sides.
Remove meatballs from pan, and arrange on the rack of a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Repeat procedure with the remaining 8 meatballs.
Bake at 425 for 7 minutes or until done.
To prepare the sauce, combine soy sauce, basil leaves, green onions, juices, 1 1/2 teaspoons water, mirin, and red pepper in a small bowl.
Serve sauce with meatballs.
Garnish with basil leaves and additional chopped green onions, if desired.