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Asian Tuna Meatballs

Make plenty as you get the kids involved in making this simple, pop-in-your-mouth appetizer that doubles as a meal when served with salad.

Makes 12 appetizers
Prep time
15 min
Cook Time
10 min
Time to Table
25 min

Ingredients

2 cans (85 g each)
Clover Leaf Flaked Light Tuna - Tomato & Onion
1
egg, lightly beaten
1
chopped green onion
1
clove garlic, minced
1/2 cup (125 mL)
cooked rice, cold
2 tbsp (30 mL)
fine breadcrumbs
2 tsp (10 mL)
soy sauce
½ tsp (2 mL)
sesame oil
zest of a lemon
1 tsp (5 mL)
finely chopped fresh ginger
salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

  1. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients.  Check the seasoning.  Shape into 1 inch (2.5 cm) balls.
  2. In a lightly oiled non-stick heated skillet, cook the tuna meatballs over medium heat, turning often, until completely browned. 
  3. Serve with plum sauce for dipping.

Tip: For a truly Asian meal, serve with a blend of oriental green salad.

Nutrition

Amount per serving% Daily Value
Calories
100
Fat
2.5 g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.5 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Saturated + Trans
3%
Cholesterol
65 mg
Sodium
420 mg
18%
Carbohydrate
10 g
3%
Fibre
1 g
4%
Sugar
2 g
Protein
10 g
Vitamin A
4%
Vitamin C
8%
Calcium
2%
Iron
10%

Claims Per Serving

- Low in Fat
- Low in Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat Free
- Source of Vitamin C
- Source of Iron

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