Lemongrass Kale Chicken Meatballs

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recipe by The Kitchen Paper http://www.thekitchenpaper.com

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    35mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    2
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    872
based on 1 ratings

These healthy meatballs are packed with nutrients from kale and Asian-inspired flavors from lemongrass, garlic, and ginger. These meatballs are baked, but you could cook them on the stovetop if you prefer. Serve with a side of potatoes and more vegetables!

recipe updated Apr 5, 2018

Ingredients

  • Ginger icon
    Ginger
    28g
  • Lemongrass stalk icon
    Lemongrass stalk
    28g
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    12g
  • Lime juice icon
    Lime juice
    15g
  • Green onion icon
    Green onion
    57g
  • Cilantro icon
    Cilantro
    7g
  • Kale icon
    Kale
    34g
  • Sesame oil icon
    Sesame oil
    15ml
  • Ground chicken icon
    Ground chicken
    454g
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    50g
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    1 pinch

Tools

  • kCook icon Food processor
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Food processor bowl
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside kale: chopped
  2. Prep and set aside sesame oil: toasted
  3. Pre-heat
  4. Get a clean food processor bowl
  5. Add ginger
  6. Add lemongrass stalk
  7. Add garlic clove
  8. Add lime juice
  9. Add green onion
  10. Add cilantro
  11. Add prepared kale
  12. Add prepared sesame oil
  13. Pulse
  14. Transfer content of food processor bowl to large mixing bowl
  15. Add ground chicken
  16. Add egg
  17. Add salt & pepper
  18. Combine gently
  19. Scoop into balls
  20. Transfer content of large mixing bowl to baking sheet
  21. Bake for 20min
  22. Serve
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