Chicken balls recipe

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serves: 4
Prep: 10 min
Cooking: 10 min
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  • These delicious balls of fun are a tasty alternative to chicken nuggets


    • 225g (8oz) chicken mince
    • 1 slice bread, made into breadcrumbs
    • 2tsp soy sauce
    • 1tbsp chopped chives
    • Salt and black pepper
    • 1tbsp sunflower oil
    • 6tbsp sweet and sour sauce
    • 100g (3 1/2oz) ready prepared stir-fry vegetables
    • 4 pitta breads


    • Put the breadcrumbs into a large mixing bowl and add the mince, soy sauce, chives and seasoning. Mix together by hand into 16 small meatballs.

    • Heat the oil in a large pan and cook the balls for 5 mins, turning to ensure even cooking.

    • Add half the sweet and sour sauce and cook for a 1 min.

    • Remove the chicken balls and keep warm.

    • Add the remaining sweet and sour sauce to the pan, heat and add the stir-fry vegetables. Cook for 4 mins.

    • Heat the pitta breads for a few minutes under a pre-heated grill. Split to form a pocket.

    • Add the chicken balls and stir fry vegetables to the pitta breads and serve.

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