Asian Chicken Meatballs

It can be difficult to find easy dishes to entertain with. Look no further than this recipe for Asian Chicken Meatballs. With minimal dishes used or preparation time needed, these meatballs free you from worry in the kitchen and let you enjoy the aromatic balance of ginger, garlic, and sesame with your guests.
Serves: 6
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 30 min

Ingredients

1 cup short grain brown rice, cooked
1 lb ground chicken
1 1/2 tsp garlic, minced
1/2 tsp ginger, minced
1 cup mushrooms, diced
2 tbsp sesame oil
1 cup shrimp, raw, peeled, diced
1 can water chestnuts, minced
peanut sauce
or
Thai dipping sauce

Food Safety

Before you start, wash all surfaces and your hands with soap and warm water, and remember to wash your hands, utensils and cutting boards after they touch raw meat or eggs. Avoid cross-contamination by using a different cutting board for your meat and other ingredients. Make sure you’re cooking to safe temperatures and chilling any leftovers within two hours. For more food safety tips, visit our Food Safety at Home Section.

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).

  2. Combine and mix all ingredients in bowl.

  3. Form meatballs with the mixture using approximately 1 Tbsp (15 mL) of the mixture per meatball.

  4. Place meatballs on baking sheets and cook in oven until cooked through (approximately 30 minutes) and the internal temperature of the meatball reaches 165°F (74°C).

  5. Serve with a Thai or Asian peanut sauce and fancy toothpicks inserted in each meatball.

Helpful Tip

Serves 12 as an appetizer and 6 as a meal.

Nutrition Info

Per 185 g serving Amount
Calories260
Protein17 g
Fat15 g
Saturated Fat1 g
Carbohydrate10 g
Fibre1 g
Sugar1 g
Cholesterol105 mg
Sodium105 mg
Per 185 g serving % Daily Value
Potassium6
Calcium2
Iron15
Vitamin A2
Vitamin C2
Vitamin B65
Vitamin B1218
Folate12
Zinc7