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Sep. 02, 2016

These meatballs are flavoured with classic Red Curry ingredients like Galangal, Ginger, Lemongrass, Red Chillies, Kaffir Lime, Fish sauce and Shrimp paste and are paired with a wonderful Coconut based Red Curry dipping sauce.


Ground chicken 1/2 Pound
Bread crumbs 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Red curry paste 3 Tablespoon
Coriander stems 2 Tablespoon
Shallots 3 Tablespoon , finely diced
Coconut oil 1 Teaspoon
Chopped shallots 1 Teaspoon
Red curry paste 2 Tablespoon
Coconut milk 3 Tablespoon
Thai basil leaves To Taste



1.  Add the ground Chicken to a bowl and add the fresh breadcrumbs, Coriander stems, Shallots and 3 tbsps Red Curry paste with some salt to taste2.  Mix well and drop into all purpose flour, using this to help form these into meatball shapes.3.  Either drop in hot oil(5-7 mins) or bake(12 mins)4.  Make the dipping sauce by heating the Coconut oil and sautéing 1 tsp of finely diced Shallots and adding the Coconut milk5.  Allow the milk to thicken before adding 2 tbsps of Red Curry paste6.  Add fish sauce and some chiffonade of Basil leaves.



7.  Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 166Calories from Fat 76

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1209 mg50.38%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g3%

Dietary Fiber %


Protein 11 g22%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet