General Tso’s Meatballs (Low Carb & Gluten Free)

You can never have too many main course recipes, so give General Tso’s Meatballs (Low Carb & Gluten Free) a try. This gluten free and dairy free recipe serves 4 and costs $2.43 per serving. One serving contains 255 calories, 31g of protein, and 9g of fat. Head to the store and pick up rice wine vinegar, ground turkey, egg, and a few other things to make it today. It is brought to you by I Breathe Im Hungry. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 45 minutes. 1040 people have tried and liked this recipe. Taking all factors into account, this recipe earns a spoonacular score of 71%, which is pretty good. Similar recipes include General Tso’s Chicken Wings (Low Carb and Gluten Free), General Tso’s Chicken Wings (Low Carb and Gluten Free), and Caprese Meatballs (Low Carb & Gluten Free).

Servings: 4

 

Ingredients:

1/4 cup almond flour

4 – 5 small dried chilies, seeded and chopped

1 egg

1 tsp garlic powder

2 Tbsp minced ginger

1 lb ground turkey or chicken

light flavored oil for frying (olive, grapeseed, etc)

3 Tbsp rice wine vinegar (unseasoned – sugar free)

1/4 cup scallions, chopped

1/2 tsp sesame oil

3 Tbsp soy sauce (tamari based for GF, or coconut aminos for Paleo)

3 Tbsp sugar substitute (honey for Paleo)

1/4 cup water

1/2 tsp xanthan gum (or arrowroot powder)

Equipment:

sauce pan

whisk

Cooking instruction summary:

InstructionsTo make the meatballs:Combine all of the meatball ingredients and mix thoroughly. Form into 16 balls and saute/fry in oil over medium heat until cooked through and crispy. Alternatively you could bake them but they wont get the crunchy exterior.To make the sauce:Combine the sesame oil, vinegar, GF soy sauce, water, sugar substitute, and xanthan gum in a small saucepan and whisk until combined. Add the scallions and chili pepper and bring to a boil. Simmer for five minutes until thickened and remove from heat.To serve:Add the cooked meatballs to the thickened sauce and stir to coat. Garnish with more chopped scallions and chilis if desired.

 

Step by step:

To make the meatballs


Combine all of the meatball ingredients and mix thoroughly. Form into 16 balls and saute/fry in oil over medium heat until cooked through and crispy. Alternatively you could bake them but they wont get the crunchy exterior.To make the sauce

1. Combine the sesame oil, vinegar, GF soy sauce, water, sugar substitute, and xanthan gum in a small saucepan and whisk until combined.


Add the scallions and chili pepper and bring to a boil. Simmer for five minutes until thickened and remove from heat.To serve

1. Add the cooked meatballs to the thickened sauce and stir to coat.

2. Garnish with more chopped scallions and chilis if desired.


Nutrition Information:

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254k Calories
31g Protein
8g Total Fat
13g Carbs
11% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
254k
13%

Fat
8g
13%

  Saturated Fat
1g
8%

Carbohydrates
13g
5%

  Sugar
9g
11%

Cholesterol
103mg
34%

Sodium
841mg
37%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
31g
63%

Vitamin B3
11mg
58%

Vitamin B6
1mg
52%

Selenium
28µg
41%

Phosphorus
305mg
31%

Zinc
2mg
15%

Vitamin K
14µg
14%

Vitamin B5
1mg
12%

Potassium
430mg
12%

Vitamin B2
0.2mg
12%

Vitamin B12
0.68µg
11%

Magnesium
43mg
11%

Iron
1mg
10%

Fiber
1g
6%

Vitamin B1
0.09mg
6%

Copper
0.11mg
6%

Manganese
0.11mg
6%

Vitamin A
282IU
6%

Folate
21µg
5%

Vitamin D
0.67µg
4%

Vitamin E
0.51mg
3%

Calcium
34mg
3%

Vitamin C
1mg
2%

covered percent of daily need
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