Chicken Meatballs

chicken meatballs

For meatballs:

Ingredients

  • 1 pd of ground chicken thighs
  • 1 grated onion
  • salt and pepper
  • chicken seasoning ( I use seasonings from  Trader Joes) 
  • 1 tablespoon of rice 

For sauce:

Ingredients

  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1-2 carrots grated
  • 1 Tablespoon of tomato paste
  • water
  • salt and pepper

chicken meatballs

Meatballs:

  • Boil 1 tablespoon of white rice
  • In a bowl mix together grind onion, 1pd of ground chicken thighs, boiled rice, 1 teaspoon of chicken seasoning (any seasoning you like will work, I use the one from Trader Joe’s “Seasonings”) , Salt and Pepper (about 1teaspoon of each, more or less depending on your preferences)
  • On  a heated pan, add a tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil.
  • Shape meat mix into balls and fry each side quickly, this is just to get that beautiful color around the meatballs.
  • Put them into a pot.

chicken meatballs

Sauce: 

  • In the same pan from meatballs, sauté grated onions, carrots
  • Add in 1 tablespoon of tomato paste, stir and turn off heat.

chicken meatballs sauce

  • Boil up some water in a kittle. It’s important the water is boiled and hot so the meatballs don’t fall apart.
  • Add water to the pot, just till it covers all the meatballs.

chicken meatballs

  • Add the onion and carrots that you have sautéed
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Turn heat on the lowest, cover with a lid and  let it cook for 40 mins

chicken meatballs

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