Stupid-Easy Recipe for Thai Chicken Meatballs with Peanut Sauce (#1 Top-Rated)


Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy-to-make recipe for Thai Chicken Meatballs with Peanut Sauce.

1. Info for Thai Chicken Meatballs with Peanut Sauce

  • Cook Time: 45 min
  • Total Time: 45 min
  • Servings: 5
  • Calories: 382.44 kcal

2. Ingredients for Thai Chicken Meatballs with Peanut Sauce

  • 3/4 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 3/4 pound boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled roughly chopped
  • 1 medium jalapeño, seeded and quartered
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onion
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Thai red curry paste
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup panko
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1/3 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • Hot water, if needed

3. Directions:

  1. Place chicken on a parchment lined baking sheet and freeze 20 minutes. Attach KitchenAid® Metal Food Grinder Attachment with coarse grinding plate to KitchenAid®Stand Mixer. Position mixer bowl under attachment. Turn to speed 4 and grind chicken, 3 cloves garlic, 1-inch piece ginger and 1 jalapeño.
  2. Remove food grinder and attach flat beater and mixer bowl to mixer. Add 1/4 cup green onion, 1 Tbs brown sugar, 2 tsp soy sauce, 1 Tbs curry paste, 1 Tbs vinegar, 2 Tbs lime juice, 2 Tbs cilantro and 1/4 cup panko, turn to Stir speed and mix until blended, about 30 seconds. Cover and chill for 45 minutes.
  3. Shape chicken mixture into 24 meatballs (about 1 1/2 tablespoons each) using wet hands. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add meatballs in batches and cook, turning often, until browned and cooked through, about 8 to 12 minutes. Add remaining oil to pan as needed.
  4. Place all ingredients for peanut sauce (1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk, 1/3 cup chunky peanut butter, 1 clove garlic, 2 tsp soy sauce, 1 Tbs lime juice, 1 tsp brown sugar, 1/2 tsp red chili flake) in medium bowl and whisk to combine. Add small amounts of hot water, if needed, to thin to desired consistency. Serve meatballs immediately peanut dipping sauce.

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