Polynesian Meatballs


1 can DOLE® Crushed Pineapple

500g ground chicken or turkey

2 cups instant brown rice, uncooked or pre-cooked express rice

3/4 cup green onion, thinly sliced, divided

1/2 cup teriyaki sauce, divided

1  egg(s), beaten

1 tsp ground ginger

1/2 tsp ground nutmeg

2 tbsp orange marmalade


Serves 2+


Preheat oven to 180ºC.

Drain 1/2 cup crushed pineapple, reserving remaining pineapple and juice for sauce.

Combine ground turkey, rice, 1/2 cup drained pineapple, 1/2 cup green onions, 1/4 cup teriyaki sauce, egg, ginger and nutmeg in large bowl, mixing well.

Scoop mixture and gently roll into desired meatball size; place on aluminum foil-lined baking sheet with sides.  Bake at 180ºC., 25 to 30 minutes or until meatballs are done.

Cook brown rice.

Meanwhile to make sauce, combine remaining pineapple and juice, 1/4 cup teriyaki sauce and orange marmalade in medium saucepan; heat to boiling.  Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered 3 to 4 minutes.  Stir in remaining 1/4 cup green onions.

Steam broccolini.

Top cooked meatballs with sauce.  Serve over hot cooked rice and additional green onions if desired.

Per Serve