Recipe For Thai Inspired Lamb Meatballs

I have been asked for a meatball recipe by Shazzie and I could have sent her to look here at the pasta and meatball recipe, or here for my kefta tagine recipe, but instead I decided to do a whole new recipe for her. Here is my recipe for Thai Inspired Lamb Meatballs.

Thai Inspired Lamb Meatballs
Thai Inspired Lamb Meatballs

Thai Inspired Lamb Meatballs
  • 500g lamb mince
  • 15mls oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 5mls sambal oelek
  • 5mls crushed ginger
  • 5mls soy sauce
  • 1 handful fresh coriander roughly chopped
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • flour for shaping
  • 15mls peanut oil
  • 1 tin coconut milk
  • 1 stalk lemongrass crushed
  1. heat the oil in a pan and fry the onion over a gentle heat until cooked
  2. set aside to cool
  3. once cool add the onions, sambal oelek, ginger, soy sauce, coriander and the egg to the mince
  4. mix well
  5. flour your hands and shape into balls
  6. set aside the meatballs in the fridge to firm up for at least half an hour
  7. heat the peanut oil in the pan you cooked the onions in and seal the meatballs
  8. add the coconut milk and lemongrass and poach them for 10 - 15 minutes, depending on their size


I served mine with potato wedges

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  1. Whoohooo…this looks awesome and a YES on my menu!! So happy to come here (thanks Cindy) Your blog looks warm and inviting and will be happy to visit here 🙂 Hope your weekend is a good one my friend xx

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