Lemongrass Kale Chicken Meatballs

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recipe by The Kitchen Paper https://thekitchenpaper.com/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    35mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    2
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    641
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 8 Jun 2020

Ingredients

  • Kale icon
    Kale
    ½ cup (about 10.3 g)
  • Sesame oil icon
    Sesame oil
    1 tbsp (about 13.8 g)
  • Ginger icon
    Ginger
    28.38 g (about ¼ cup)
  • Lemongrass stalk icon
    Lemongrass stalk
    28.38 g (about 2 ⅓)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    2 (about 12 g)
  • Lime juice icon
    Lime juice
    1 tbsp (about 15 g)
  • Spring onion icon
    Spring onion
    56.75 g (about 3 ¾)
  • Coriander icon
    Coriander
    ¼ cup (about 7.2 g)
  • Minced chicken icon
    Minced chicken
    454 g (about 3 ½ cups)
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    1 (about 50 g)
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    1 pinch (about 0.38 g)

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. Pre-heat oven - 170°C
  2. Add ginger, lemongrass stalk, garlic clove, lime juice, spring onion, coriander, kale and sesame oil to a clean food processor bowl
  3. Pulse
  4. Transfer content of food processor bowl to large mixing bowl
  5. Add minced chicken, egg and salt & pepper to the large mixing bowl
  6. Combine gently
  7. Scoop into balls
  8. Transfer content of large mixing bowl to baking sheet
  9. Bake - 20 min, 170°C
  10. Serve
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