Thai green curry meatballs recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare and 16 mins to cook
  • 294 calories / serving
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Place the mince, breadcrumbs, lime zest, curry paste, ginger and corinader together in a bowl with plenty of salt and ground black pepper. Mix together then divide into 24 and shape into 24 neat balls. Heat the oil in a large frying pan or wok, add the meatballs and saute for about 8 mins until golden brown all over and cooked through.

Add the coconut, fish sauce, sugar, lime juice and chilli to the pan and bring to the boil. Simmer for 5 mins. Add the spring onions and beans and simmer for a further 4 mins until the beans are tender. Serve the meatballs hot with rice, decorate with a wedge of lime and more chopped coriander if liked.

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  • Ingredients

  • 400g turkey mince
  • 50g fresh white breadcrumbs
  • zest and juice 1 lime
  • 1tbsp Thai green curry paste
  • 2.5cm piece root ginger, grated
  • 3 tbsp chopped fresh coriander
  • 2tbsp sunflower oil
  • 400ml light coconut milk
  • 1tbsp fish sauce
  • 1tsp caster sugar
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and chopped
  • 4 spring onions, trimmed and sliced
  • 125g fine green beans, trimmed and halved
  • rice to serve
  • Energy 1225kj 294kcal 15%
  • Fat 15g 21%
  • Saturates 8g 38%
  • Sugars 4g 4%
  • Salt 0.9g 16%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 14.6g Protein 25.7g Fibre 2.1g


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