Chicken and Lemongrass Balls

For a healthy delicious summer meal, try these Chicken and Lemongrass Balls.

For a healthy delicious summer meal, try these Chicken and Lemongrass Balls. Dish up with your favourite dipping sauce and side salad. For a healthier, chemical-free option, choose free-range chicken.

Makes: 10–12 balls

Ingredients

  • 1 stick lemongrass, finely chopped, white part only
  • 200g minced chicken
  • 1 shallot, finely diced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 1 red chilli, seeded and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon tamari
  • few drops fish sauce
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon fresh coriander, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil


Dipping sauce:

  • 2 red chillies, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/2 garlic clove, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh coriander, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons tamari

 

Method
Combine the meatball ingredients in a large bowl and roll tablespoons of the mixture into balls. Flatten slightly with wet hands.

Arrange the rolled chicken balls on a plate lined with plastic wrap. Cover and rest in the fridge for 20 minutes.

To make the dipping sauce, combine all the dressing ingredients in a screw top jar and shake well.

Fry the meatballs in the oil over medium heat in batches for approximately seven minutes, until they are cooked through. Drain on paper towel.

Serve with the dipping sauce on the side.

Recipe taken from Fatloss for Good by Tiffiny Hall

What is the secret to lasting fat loss and good health? Unwavering willpower and discipline? Endless ab crunches and squats? Low-carb this and high-protein that? Not even close. The secret to achieving your best and fittest self is actually … your mind! That’s right – it’s not just junk food that blows out your waistline. Biggest Loser trainer and taekwondo expert Tiffiny Hall reveals how you can achieve permanent weight loss by training your mind, and letting your mind train your body. Tiffiny’s brain boot camp shows you how to defend yourself against sabotaging influences, emotional eating traps and sneaky chemical toxins. Arm yourself with the latest research and train your automatic reflexes to create a healthy mindset that lasts a lifetime. Bursting with information and inspiration, as well as delicious recipes for home, school and work, Fatloss for Good gives you proven advice and winning strategies for achieving lasting, glowing health. Change your mind and transform your body forever!

You can purchase Fatloss for Good at cooked.com.

Published by Hardie Grant Books.

RELATED ARTICLES





    COMMENTS

    To make a comment, please register or login


    Join YOURLifeChoices, it’s free

    • Receive our daily enewsletter
    • Enter competitions
    • Comment on articles