EASY BUTTER CHICKEN MEATBALLS

IngredientsChicken Meatballs

  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1/4 red onion
  • 1/2 cup carrots
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • pinch Salt and pepper

Butter Chicken Sauce

  • 1/2 cup ghee
  • 1 onion diced
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tsps chili powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp  dried cilantro
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp  ginger
  • 1/2 tsp  cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground pepper
  • 1/4 tsp  cayenne powder
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 6oz tomato paste
  • 1 14oz canned coconut milk

InstructionsChicken Meatballs

  • Preheat oven to 400F
  • Add everything but the ground chicken into a high powdered blender (or food processor) and do a fast chop.
  • Add the blender contents into a bowl with the ground chicken.
  • Roll into 1 inch balls and lay on a lined baking sheet.
  • Bake for 10-15 minutes. The meatballs will not be fully cooked yet, that’s okay.

Paleo Butter Chicken Sauce

  1. In a heavy bottomed stock pot heat up half the ghee over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion, saute until translucent and then add the garlic and spices.
  3. Turn the heat down to low-medium and add the rest of the ingredients (including the rest of the ghee).
  4. Bring to a slow boil, whisking frequently.
  5. Add the chicken meatballs, cover and cook for 10-15 minutes (or until meatballs are fully cooked).
  6. Serve with cauliflower rice and enjoy!

This article and recipe adapted from this site

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Mandefiel Mamora

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