Monday, January 27, 2014

Thai Coconut Meatballs

Meatball Ingredients:

1 lb ground pork
1 lb ground turkey or beef
5 green onions, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 T sesame oil
1 t fish sauce
1 T coconut vinegar or apple cider vinegar
2 T coconut oil

Sauce Ingredients:

1 c coconut milk
2/3 c chicken broth
1/2-1 t red curry paste
1 T pure maple syrup
1 T lime juice
1 T arrowroot starch
3 T cold water

  1. In a large bowl, combine the pork, turkey or beef, green onions, garlic, sesame oil, fish sauce and vinegar. Mix well with your hands and form into 36 1-1/2" meatballs.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the coconut oil over medium heat.
  3. Add the meatballs to the skillet and cook, turning occasionally to brown them on all sides.
  4. Place the browned meatballs in a slow cooker. In a small bowl, combine the coconut milk, chicken broth, curry paste and maple syrup. Pour over the meatballs.
  5. Cook the meatballs on low for 5-6 hours or on high for 4-5 hours.
  6. Add the lime juice and stir gently.
  7. In a small bowl, stir together the arrowroot starch and cold water. Add the mixture to the slow cooker and stir gently.
  8. Cook, uncovered on high for 15 minutes and serve.

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