Thai Meatballs




Thai Meatballs
Delicious recipe, I have added other vegetables to this dish such as Mange-tout and depending how I feel I won't always add noodles etc, you can make this recipe your own I know I do
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  1. ¼ onion, grated
  2. 2 red chillies, deseeded and chopped
  3. 2tbsp freshly chopped coriander, plus extra to garnish
  4. 1cm (½in) piece root ginger, grated
  5. 1 x 500g pack minced beef steak
  6. 1tbsp sunflower oil
  7. 1·2ltr (2pt) hot beef stock
  8. 200g (7oz) egg noodles
  9. 2 carrots, cut into matchsticks (peeled)
  10. ¼ head broccoli, cut into florets
  11. 4 spring onions, finely sliced
  12. sweet-chilli sauce, to serve
  1. Put the onion in a large bowl with half the chilli, coriander, ginger, mince and some seasoning.
  2. Use your hands to bring all the ingredients together until well combined.
  3. Divide the mixture roughly and using your hands, shape the mixture into meatballs only small ones.
  4. Heat the sunflower oil in a large frying pan and fry the meatballs, do this in batches if needed, for about 5-8 minutes until golden all over. Meanwhile, pour the beef stock into a large saucepan and bring to a gentle simmer.
  5. Add the remaining chilli, the noodles, carrots, broccoli and meatballs to the broth.
  6. Bring the broth to the boil and simmer for 4 minutes until the noodles and vegetables have softened and the meatballs are cooked through.
  7. Divide the noodles, vegetables and meatballs between four bowls and ladle over the broth. Scatter over the spring onions and a little coriander to garnish. Serve with sweet chilli sauce on the side, to drizzle over, if you like.
Blake Beckford