Thai Chicken Meatballs with Vegetables

Thai Chicken Meatballs with Vegetables

This is a great after work meal as not a lot of effort is called for. The great flavours of Thailand shine through with the fish sauce, red curry paste, ginger & garlic.

CAL P/SERVE
461
kJ P/SERVE
1930
FAT P/SERVE
22.6g
CARBS P/SERVE
19.7g
PROTEIN P/SERVE
40.5g
SUGAR P/SERVE
10.5g
SODIUM P/SERVE
1320g
FAT
%
5.2%
ENERGY RDI%
22.1%

This is something different which you should love. We only put a little chilli in this recipe to give it a little zing however adjust to your level.

This recipe is low saturated fat, low sugar and high protein.

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • 2 tsp. peanut oil
  • 1 large red capsicum, sliced
  • 1 large zucchini, sliced
  • 100g baby spinach leaves (or Bok Choy)
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 tbsp. soy sauce, salt reduced and light
  • Sprinkle sesame seeds
  • (2 tbsp. plain flour for meatballs)

Meatballs

  • 250g chicken mince
  • 2 spring onions, sliced finely
  • 1/2 tbsp. red chilli paste
  • 1 tsp. red curry paste
  • 2 tsp. sweet chilli sauce
  • 2 tsp. fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp. ginger, crushed
  • 1 slice multigrain bread, processed to make breadcrumbs

Method

  1. In a large mixing bowl place all the meatball ingredients and mix until all incorporated.
  2. Divide mixture into 6 meatballs, or size you like.  Roll and pat onto plate with flour.  Set aside.
  3. Heat a med non-stick frypan with peanut oil and cook the meatballs 5 mins each side, depending on thickness patties.
  4. Meanwhile, in a medium non-stick frypan heat 1 tsp.  Peanut oil & sesame oil and stir fry the capsicum and zucchini for about 5 minutes, add 1 tbsp. soy sauce, and 1 crushed garlic. When cooked take off heat and divide onto 2 plates.  Sprinkle sesame seeds over vegetables.
  5. Check meatballs and when ready serve on top of vegetables.
  6. Enjoy!

Nutrition Table

Servings: 2 Serving size:431g
Average Serve Average 100g
Energy 1930 kJ 448 kJ
  461 Cal 107 Cal
Protein 40.5 g 9.4 g
Fat, total 22.6 g 5.2 g
- Saturated 5.7 g 1.3 g
Carbohydrate 19.7 g 4.6 g
- Sugars 10.5 g 2.4 g
Sodium 1320 mg 306 mg

This recipe was developed by Sharrelle Haywood and the Food Photography is courtesy of Factory59. In order to have permission to use this recipe on your website or blog, you must include a website link to weightloss.com.au with the recipe to acknowledge our copyright.

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