Thai Chicken Meatballs with Peanut Sauce Recipe | Yummly

Thai Chicken Meatballs with Peanut Sauce

Read Directions
Add to Meal Planner

Add to Meal Planner



  • 3/4 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs (cut into 2-inch pieces)
  • 3/4 pound boneless skinless chicken breast (cut into 2-inch pieces)
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 inch fresh ginger (piece, peeled roughly chopped)
  • 1 jalapeño (medium, seeded and quartered)
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onion
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Thai red curry paste
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup panko
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1/3 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 1 clove garlic (finely minced)
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • hot water (if needed)
  • Did you make this?
    Add All to Shopping List
    Add to Meal Planner


    1. Place chicken on a parchment lined baking sheet and freeze 20 minutes. Attach KitchenAid® Metal Food Grinder Attachment with coarse grinding plate to KitchenAid®Stand Mixer. Position mixer bowl under attachment. Turn to speed 4 and grind chicken, 3 cloves garlic, 1-inch piece ginger and 1 jalapeño.
    2. Remove food grinder and attach flat beater and mixer bowl to mixer. Add 1/4 cup green onion, 1 Tbs brown sugar, 2 tsp soy sauce, 1 Tbs curry paste, 1 Tbs vinegar, 2 Tbs lime juice, 2 Tbs cilantro and 1/4 cup panko, turn to Stir speed and mix until blended, about 30 seconds. Cover and chill for 45 minutes.
    3. Shape chicken mixture into 24 meatballs (about 1 1/2 tablespoons each) using wet hands. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add meatballs in batches and cook, turning often, until browned and cooked through, about 8 to 12 minutes. Add remaining oil to pan as needed.
    4. Place all ingredients for peanut sauce (1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk, 1/3 cup chunky peanut butter, 1 clove garlic, 2 tsp soy sauce, 1 Tbs lime juice, 1 tsp brown sugar, 1/2 tsp red chili flake) in medium bowl and whisk to combine. Add small amounts of hot water, if needed, to thin to desired consistency. Serve meatballs immediately peanut dipping sauce.
    Discover more recipes from KitchenAid

    NutritionView More

    Sodium30% DV710mg
    Fat37% DV24g
    Protein67% DV34g
    Carbs3% DV10g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories380Calories from Fat220
    Total Fat24g37%
    Saturated Fat8g40%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat220
    Total Carbohydrate10g3%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.