Buddha Bowl with Meatballs
Shopping list
  • 1lb ground turkey
  • 1/8cup chivesfinely chopped
  • 1/2cup pankoor any fine breadcrumbs
  • 1/2cup orange jam
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 small onionfinely chopped
  • 2cloves garlicgrated or chopped
  • 1inch gingergrated or chopped
  • vegetable oil
  • salt & pepper
  • Your selection of vegetables for the salad
Culinary Spice Kit
  • Coarse brown mustard, nigella seeds
Salad dressing
  1. In a small POT, heat orange jam with 1/2 cup of water, half of the ginger, and salt to taste.
  2. Cook over slow heat for 10 minutes.
  3. Stir in 1/2-1 tsp lemon juice. Set aside to cool.
  1. In a BOWL, combine egg yolk, onions, garlic, chives, tbsp panko, and Buddha Spices.
  2. Add ground meat, salt & pepper to taste. Knead well.
  3. Add more panko as needed to absorb most of the liquid.
  4. Form little balls in the size of 0.5-inch diameter.
  5. On a PLATE, roll the balls in the remaining panko until they are coated on all sides.
  1. In a PAN, heat 2 tbsp oil over medium heat.
  2. Add balls and fry them on all sides until they turn brown and are cooked through.
  1. Distribute salad in bowls.
  2. Add meatballs and pour the dressing on top.
  3. Enjoy!
Recipe Notes


  • Use a different ground meat: chicken, pork, or veal.
  • For the coating, substitute 2 tbsp white sesame seeds for the panko.
  • Substitute chives with parsley or cilantro.