“Chicken Meatballs flavoured with a blend of herbs in a tomato-red-capsicum-basil sauce, served over rice or noodles. This dish is suitable for freezing.”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine chicken mince, garlic, breadcrumbs, herbs, parmesan and the lightly beaten egg.
  2. Season to taste, mix well and with floured hands, shape the mixture into 12 meatballs.
  3. Place on a tray, cover loosely and chill for 30 minutes.
  4. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan, over a medium heat, add the onions and capsicums and sauté for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until soft.
  5. Add the tomatoes (and the juice), 1 tablespoon chopped basil and simmer for 10 minutes or until the liquid has reduced and the sauce has begun to thicken.
  6. Transfer the tomato sauce to a blender or food processor, blend until smooth and season to taste.
  7. Clean the pan.
  8. Melt the butter in the pan, add the meatballs and sauté over a high heat for five minutes, turning occasionally, until lightly golden-brown all over.
  9. Return the tomato sauce to the pan, simmer for 25 minutes or until the chicken meatballs are cooked through and the sauce has thickened.
  10. Serve over steamed rice or noodles and your favourite salad or side dish.

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