• Cooking Time: 30
  • Servings: 11
  • Preparation Time: 10



  • Meatballs:
  • 8 oz. crushed pineapple in pineapple juice
  • ¾ cup panko bread crumbs
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp teriyaki sauce
  • ½ cup green onion, chopped, both green and whites
  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • Dipping sauce:
  • 3 tbsp sweet chili sauce
  • 1 tbsp teriyaki
  • 1 tbsp soy
  • ½ tsp sesame oil
  • green onions for garnish
  • ¼ cup pineapple juice
  • **optional pineapple chunks for skewers**


  • in a large mixing bowl add the crushed pineapple (juice included), panko, garlic, egg, teriyaki, soy, and green onion and mix well.
  • add the ground turkey to the bowl and mix until just combined
  • heat the coconut oil in a skillet over medium heat and preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  • roll about 2 tbsp of the turkey mixture into a golf ball sized ball and repeat with all of the turkey mixture
  • placed the meatballs into the hot skillet and cook on each side for 2-3 minutes until dark golden
  • place on a foil lined baking sheet to finish cooking in the oven
  • bake for 10 minutes or until meatballs are cooked through
  • Dipping sauce:
  • combine all ingredients in a bowl
  • Appetizer:
  • place a pineapple chunk on top of the meatball and secure with a toothpick
  • baste the dipping sauce on top of the pineapple and meatball.
  • place back in oven for 5 minutes
  • enjoy!

Categories: Appetizer 

Author Credit: Aubrey Cota

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