Satay chicken meatballs
Southeast Asian flavours are the inspiration behind this sizzling satay chicken meatball recipe, where smooth peanut butter adds a nutty bite to a warmly spiced curry sauce. Serve with rice noodles and a scattering of fiery chilli slices.
- Heat the oven to gas 7, 220˚C, fan 200˚C. Mix the mince, coriander stalks, 1 tablespoon curry paste and lime zest together and shape into 25 balls. Put the meatballs on a paper-lined baking tray and bake for 15 mins until lightly golden and cooked through.
- Heat the oil in a large frying pan on a medium heat and fry the onion and peppers for 7-8 mins until softening. Add the garlic, ginger, chilli and remaining curry paste and cook for a further 1 min. Stir in the peanut butter until the vegetables are well coated, then tip in the coconut milk, soy sauce and fish sauce; stir well. Allow to warm through for 2-3 mins, then stir in the meatballs and most of the coriander leaves.
- Meanwhile, cook the noodles to pack instructions. Stir the remaining coriander leaves and the lime juice into the sauce, then serve the meatballs over the noodles with lime wedges and the chilli slices scattered over.
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