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Thai Chili Meatballs

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Thai
Servings: 4
Calories: 262kcal

Equipment

  • Oven
  • Mixing Bowl

Ingredients

  • 9 ounces ground pork
  • 2 tsp toasted rice powder
  • 1 stalk fresh lemongrass finely chopped (about ½ tablespoon or use 1 teaspoon dry powder)
  • 2 kaffir lime leaves finely shredded
  • 2 clove garlic chopped
  • 2 Thai chilies chopped finely
  • 1 cup of coriander leaves chopped (about 2 tablespoons dry)
  • ½ tbsp fish sauce or Shoyu or Soy sauce
  • ¾ cup breadcrumbs

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Place a rack or parchment paper on a baking sheet/cookie tray.
  • In a medium bowl, combine all the ingredients and mix well – but don’t overwork the mixture.
  • Place the mixture in the fridge for at least 15 minutes to allow the flavors to absorb.
  • Scoop up 1 tablespoon of the meatball mixture and form into a ball. Transfer to baking sheet.
  • Bake for 20 minutes, turning halfway through, until browned and crispy.

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Nutrition

Calories: 262kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 365mg | Potassium: 338mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 489IU | Vitamin C: 34mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 2mg