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Vietnamese Chicken Meatballs

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  • 1 lb. ground chicken
  • 3 Tbsp. fish sauce
  • 1/2 onion (small, minced)
  • 2 cloves garlic (finely chopped)
  • 1 stalk lemongrass (tender white inside part only, minced)
  • 4 Tbsp. chopped cilantro
  • 1 Tbsp. mint (chopped)
  • 1 1/2 tsp. cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 3 black pepper (grinds of fresh)
  • granulated sugar (for rolling the meatballs, about 1/4 cup)
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    Calories210Calories from Fat80
    Total Fat9g14%
    Saturated Fat2.5g13%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat80
    Total Carbohydrate12g4%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Vitamin A2%
    Vitamin C4%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Lindsay Jones 9 months ago
    Easy to prepare and great flavours.
    LauraKai Rowsell a year ago
    Excellent flavors, but very salty! I think the fish sauce is sufficient, and I will not be adding any salt the next time I make these.
    Tammy Malabre a year ago
    I made the meatballs, they turned out fabulous. Awesome flavours!! I also sautéed chopped asian cabbage, green onions and half and white onion in the same pan the meatballs where cooked in, with a little soya sauce . Once done, I combined sautéed cabbage and meatballs together. perfection! Muah!
    Sarah 2 years ago
    Great! Added fresh jalapeños to add some spice.
    P Cook 2 years ago
    Loved how these turned out
    Becki Berry 2 years ago
    they are delish! definitely make again
    Schmidt 2 years ago
    The meatballs were great warm. Probably needed more sugar for browning.
    Sean Plunkett 2 years ago
    These were great. Didn’t use a few things (mint, fish sauce) but the method was excellent and it made cooking these meatballs easier. Chicken is not an easy meat ball protein. This recipe makes it work and it’s really tasty.
    Al bo 2 years ago
    Quite tasty. Served them in lettuce cups with tauge,mint, koriander, carrot julienne, ramiro pepper (zoete punt paprika) crusty bread on the side. Nice!
    Marie 3 years ago
    Unfortunately, they came out tough and rubbery
    Daniel 3 years ago
    Very unique flavor. Couldn’t find ground chicken so we used ground turkey instead - worked fine. Would recommend using lemon grass essential oil instead of the pieces of the stalks (it ended up being very splintery with the fibrous texture of the stalks). Also, not sure if the sugar coating makes a big difference in the end, but the overall flavor was great.
    Orozco 3 years ago
    Packed with flavor! I will make them again!
    virginie commins 3 years ago
    Was sceptical about rolling it in the sugar- but turned out perfect!! Ate them rolled in lettuce. Excellent!
    Petey McAllister 3 years ago
    Very tasty, typical Yummy recipe.
    Erra 3 years ago
    i'm vietnamese and i love it
    L 3 years ago
    Very good flavors. I did not have ground chicken so I used a combination of ground turkey, ground lamb and ground turkey sausage. It was great. I served cumin rice and garlic asparagus for a complete dinner.
    Davidson 3 years ago
    Yum! I would definitely make again... Added to spicy Thai style soup with a big handful of bean sprouts and spring onions.
    Collin 5 years ago
    These things are incredible! And super affordable for those on lower budgets. Highly recommend them mixed into any white rice combo. Thinking about trying them with an egg stir fry next time around.