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Healthy Chicken Meatballs




If you ask any of my friends they will tell you that the food I missed the most when I was a vegetarian was meatballs! I used to love spaghetti and meatballs and meatball subs! I just loved meatballs!

Now that I am back to eating meat again I was determined to find an amazing meatball recipe! I stumbled upon a delicious healthy chicken meatball recipe and modified it to my liking! It was so delicious that if I didn’t share it with you guys I would feel like I was doing everyone a disservice!

Healthy Chicken Meatballs

Ingredients

1 lb ground chicken
4 green onions, chopped
¼ cup chopped cilantro
1 tbsp red curry paste
1 cup breadcrumbs
1 egg
salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

Preheat oven to 375 F degrees.

Place parchment paper over a baking sheet.

In a medium bowl mix all the ingredients for the meatballs together well.

Form the meatballs into small 1 inch balls.

Place meatballs on prepared baking sheet and bake for about 30 minutes or until done.

I like to serve it over spaghetti squash or zucchini noodles with marinara or peanut sauce with any sautéed vegetables!

If you are interested in the peanut sauce here is the recipe!

Peanut Sauce Ingredients

1 tbsp sesame oil
1 can coconut milk
1 tbsp red curry paste
2 tbsp peanut butter
salt and pepper to taste
pinch of chili flakes

Instructions

Heat the oil in a medium sauce pan or skillet.

Add the red curry paste and cook for a couple minutes.

Add the remaining ingredients, stir and cook for about 5 minutes.

Add meatballs to sauce and toss so that the meatballs are fully coated. Garnish with parsley or cilantro.

Chicken Meatballs

 

Thanks to Cooking Jo for the sauce recipe and the foundation of the meatball recipe! You can check her our here!

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