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Thai coconut-chicken meatballs

Serves 4

Prep Time 15 min

Cooking Time 10 min


  • 450g skinless chicken breasts
  • 1–1½tbsp Thai green curry paste
  • 2tbsp breadcrumbs 
  • 1tbsp finely chopped fresh coriander, plus extra leaves to garnish
  • Cooking oil spray
  • 200ml reduced-fat coconut milk
  • 200g rice noodles 
  • 300g green beans, sliced
  • 250g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ½ x 25g bunch of fresh mint, leaves picked


  1. Put the chicken in a food processor and whiz until chopped. Add the curry paste, breadcrumbs and chopped coriander and pulse to combine. Roll the mixture into 24 meatballs.
  2. Spray a large non-stick frying pan with a little oil and set over a medium heat. Cook the meatballs, turning, for 4–5 min until browned. Add the coconut milk, bring to the boil, then reduce the heat to low and simmer gently for 5 min or until the meatballs are cooked through and the sauce is slightly thickened.
  3. While the meatballs are cooking, cook the noodles and beans in a medium pan of boiling water for 1½ min. Drain, then toss in a bowl with the tomatoes and mint. Divide among 4 bowls, then serve topped with the meatballs and sauce, garnished with extra coriander leaves.

Nutrition per serving

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412 32.8g 8.4g 5g 3.2g 4.6g 0.5g 74mg 50.3g 5mg

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