Clinton Kelly’s Spicy Turkey Meatballs with Sweet Mango Glaze

by Rachael Ray Show Staff 9:00 AM, December 31, 2014

Aired December 31, 2014

Serves 10 (makes about 30 meatballs)

1 small onion, grated
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 cup breadcrumbs
1/2 cup grated Parmesan
1 pound ground dark turkey meat
1 1/2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon hot sauce (such as Tabasco)
Salt and pepper

For the Mango Balsamic Glaze:
1 large mango, peeled and cubed
2 cloves garlic
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup honey
2 tablespoons unsalted butter


Preheat oven to 400°F.  Line a cookie sheet with parchment or greased foil.

In a large bowl, combine all ingredients for the meatballs. Roll meat mixture into 1-inch meatballs and bake for 15-20 minutes until golden and cooked through. Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly. 
While the meatballs are cooking, in a food processor, pulse together the mango, garlic, balsamic, water and honey. Pour mixture into a medium saucepot. Bring to a simmer and cook for 3-5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until mixture begins to looks slightly thick. Remove from heat and stir in butter. Season with salt and pepper to taste. 

Place a toothpick into each meatball and dip into Mango Glaze. Add a cube of mango to the end of the toothpick. Serve warm and enjoy!

Prep Time: 00:10 minutes
Cook Time: 00:20 minutes

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