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Chicken Pistachio Balls

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“Simple, unusual, and tasty! You can make these into balls, as an appetizer, or into patties as part of a meal. As a main course, it can serve 2. This a tried-and-true recipe, for all it sounds somewhat unusal. I really like this dish. Very yummy!”
READY IN:
25mins
SERVES:
2
YIELD:
1 batch appetizers
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix the chicken, nuts, breadcrumbs, lemon zest, coriander, mint, salt and pepper, and egg in a mixing bowl.
  2. Form the mixture into balls or patties and dredge in flour to lightly coat.
  3. Heat oil in large frypan and gently cook the chicken balls/patties, turning carefully, until golden.
  4. (For appetizers: serve on a plate with toothpicks.) For the sauce: Mix together the yogurt, chutney, lemon juice, and salt and pepper to taste; serve on the side as a dipper.
  5. You can also make a sauce with the yogurt, 2 Tbsp chopped cilantro, lemon juice, and salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Serves 2 as a main course; a nice rice salad or pilaf is a good accompaniment.

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