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Courtney Roulston’s Butter Chicken Meatballs

Turn an Indian Classic into an Italian Inspired Favourite with our Mouth-Watering Butter Chicken Meatballs!

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25 mins TOTAL TIME
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Patak’s Butter Chicken Paste 312g

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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil  
  • ½ jar Patak`s Butter Chicken Paste  
  • 1 x 400g can crushed tomatoes, plus 1/2 tin water  
  • 150ml thickened cream, plus extra to serve  
  • 30g butter  
  • ½ cup Patak’s Mini Pappadums Plain, crushed to garnish  

Meatballs: 

  • 500g Chicken mince  
  • 2/3 cup almond meal  
  • 1 free range egg  
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, finely grated  
  • ¼ bunch coriander, stems finely chopped, leaves reserve for garnish  

Method

  1. Place all the meatball ingredients in a large bowl. Season with salt and then mix until well combined. Using clean hands roll the mixture into balls in golf ball size.  
  2. Heat the oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Add the meatballs and cook for 3 minutes, turning occasionally until the outside has browned.  
  3. Make a space in the middle of the frying pan then add in the butter chicken paste and fry it for 2-3 minutes, or until aromatic. Add in the tomatoes, water and then stir into the paste and mix the meatballs into the sauce. Gently simmer for 4-5 minutes, or until the meatballs are cooked through. Stir in the cream and butter to make the sauce rich and glossy. 
  4. Remove from the heat and garnish with a little extra cream, broken papadums and coriander tops. *Serve with steamed basmati rice or naan bread. Serves 4.

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