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Video: How to Make Turkey Cocktail Meatballs

See how to make sweet and spicy cocktail meatballs.

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Lean turkey gets jazzed up with a sweet and spicy sauce. In this video, Chef John shows you how to make turkey cocktail meatballs with orange cranberry glaze. It’s a healthy variation on the classic beef meatball appetizer, perfect for entertaining at the holidays. You’ll learn why it’s important to let the turkey mixture sit in the fridge to set a bit, and you’ll see a great tool for making small, uniform-size balls. Discover a simple way to quickly turn the meatballs as you brown them on all sides. Get Chef John’s recipe for Turkey Cocktail Meatballs. The cranberry sauce is the perfect counterpart—spicy and sweet—and the red and green peppers give the sauce a festive holiday look. See more Chef John videos >>

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Feb. 3, 2013 10:41 am
Looks like a nice change of cocktail meatballs. I like the idea of jalapenos!
Jan. 9, 2013 11:49 pm
I love the little know fact at the end. Seriously, the recipes looks simply and tasteful not to mention healthy. I will be adding this to my family's dinner menu. My red meat and potatoes family will eat this in silence, since they'll only have time for stuffing their faces.
Dec. 21, 2012 4:18 am
I bake my meatballs... gets all the "sides" browned evenly & less fat.. why not seasoned breadcrumbs?
Nov. 28, 2012 8:36 am
Cracking up listening to this comichef John!!! Ie," most of the people eating these are going to be, ya know, pretty drunk" " canned cranberry jelly, ribbed for your pleasure", "you know, its a ball, it doesn't have a side", "me and my friends, we eat it right out of the pan, we're savages" " if you want to be all Martha Stewartie, use a chaffing dish" Hysterical!!
May 7, 2012 10:53 am
Apr. 10, 2012 12:43 pm
You are really funny. Loving your videos, these look delicious!
Feb. 8, 2012 2:54 pm
"Is it as good as beef? Of course not... its turkey!!" I LOVE this guy!!!
Feb. 4, 2012 3:38 pm
listening to him explain how to make this recipe is easy as well as fun!
Feb. 3, 2012 4:25 pm
Chef John is awesome, recipes are easy to follow and the kids think he's funny!
Jan. 28, 2012 10:51 am
If you listen to the tells you where to find recipe (2) if you go to You get both video and Recipe in one place...beugnet
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