This article is from the 20th Century Appetizer Recipes, with numerous contributions by famous and also anonymous cooks
1/4 c Boiling water
3 tb Brown sugar
3 tb Lime or lemon juice
1 md Cucumber, cut in half lenghtwise and cut into-
1/4 inch thick slices. 1/2 sm Onion, thinly sliced, halved and separated into-rings
1 Red or green chili pepper, chopped fine
1 lb Ground turkey
4 ts Fish or soy sauce
1 tb Red curry paste or 1 ts chili powder and
1/2 t-sesame oil
For sauce: In a mixing bowl combined water, brown sugar, and lime juice. Stir till brown sugar dissolves. Add cucumber slices, onion, and chili pepper. Mix well. Cover and chill up to 3 days. In a mixing bowl, combine ground turkey, fish or soy sauce, and red curry paste. mix well. Shape turkey mixture into 1-inch meatballs; flatten slightly. Arrange meatballs in a microwave safe 8x8x2 inch baking dish. Cover dish loosely with waxed paper. Micro-cook on 100% power for 5 to 7 minutes or till done, turning meatballs over and rotating dish a half-turn once. To serve, place meatballs in a chafing dish over burner. Transfer sauce to serving bowl. With a toothpick spear a cucumber slice, then a meatball. Dip in sauce.
Makes 25 to 30 meatballs. Meatballs maybe frozen.