Chicken Meatballs in Thai Peanut Sauce

Super delicious dish which makes for a wonderful meal This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Chicken Meatballs in Thai Peanut Sauce

Main Ingredients Chicken meatballs, Chicken mince
Cuisine Thai
Course Main Course Chicken
Prep Time 21-25 minutes
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Chicken Meatballs in Thai Peanut Sauce

  • Chicken meatballs
  • 300 grams Chicken mince
  • 1/2 tablespoon Red chilli flakes
  • to taste Black peppercorns crushed
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves chopepd
  • 2 tablespoons Spring onion greens chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Thai red curry paste
  • 1 Egg
  • for coating Dried breadcrumbs
  • to deep fry Oil
  • Thai peanut sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Thai red curry paste
  • 3 tablespoons Peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 4-5 Garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup Coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon Oyster sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon Brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Honey
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Spring onion greens chopped
  • to serve Steamed rice

Method

  1. To make the chicken meat balls, take chicken mince in a large bowl, add red chilli flakes, crushed black peppercorns, salt, coriander leaves, spring onion greens, red curry paste and break in the egg. Mix well.
  2. Spread breadcrumbs on a plate. Divide the chicken mixture into equal portions and shape them into balls, roll them in the breadcrumbs and keep them on a plate.
  3. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai, gently slide the chicken balls and deep-fry till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper and set aside.
  4. To make peanut sauce, heat oil in a non-stick pan, add garlic and sauté till golden brown. Add peanut butter and mix till it melts.
  5. Add coconut milk, mix well and cook for 1-2 minutes. Add 1 cup of water, mix well. Add red curry paste, oyster sauce, brown sugar and honey and mix well.
  6. Adjust salt and mix well. Add chopped spring onion greens and mix well. Cook for 1 minute.
  7. Add the chicken meatballs and mix well. Cook for 1-2 minutes and take it off the heat.
  8. Pour over steamed rice in a bowl and serve hot.