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Lime and Paprika Chicken Balls
« on: January 13, 2016, 12:46:40 am »
This is easy and I love this recipe as there is no need to use the oven, they are prepared and then steamed using Themomix 8)

Makes: 24 balls

INGREDIENTS

1 clovegarlic
30g wedge of lime (including the rind)
3 tsp smoked (or plain) paprika
1/2 tsp each salt and pepper (or to taste)
100g carrot (1 medium), sliced into 3cm disks
30g baby spinach leaves (large handful)
500g chicken breast fillets (each fillet sliced into 4-5 pieces)

METHOD

Add garlic, lime, paprika, salt and pepper to Thermomix: 15 sec, speed 9. Scrape down bowl.

Add carrot and spinach: 2 sec, speed 6

Add chicken pieces, turbo 3 times until a chunky mince consistency (it's ok to have a few bigger slivers of chicken within the mix)

Form balls with the mixture with a tablespoon, place them onto both top and bottom varoma trays, leaving gaps for steam to enter

Add water to the Thermomix bowl to completely cover blades (no need to rinse), turbo a few times to clean mince mixture off edges

Set varoma into position: varoma, 20 min, speed 1

Remove from varoma trays, they can be served hot or allow to cool slightly before storing in the fridge as cold snacks for later

NOTES

Substitute lemon for the lime if preferred.

Keep the resulting liquid and refrigerate or freeze for future use, it may need more salt and flavour but serves as a good base for soup in another recipe.

Secure with a toothpick with some diced cheese, cherry tomatoes or cucumber disks for attractive nibblies to present on a platter.

PHOTO

Please refer: http://www.sliceofhealth.com.au/thermomix-recipes/lime-and-paprika-chicken-balls
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Re: Lime and Paprika Chicken Balls
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2016, 04:49:41 am »
These sound and look really nice Eva, did you brown them off in a frying pan for the photo on your blog?
Judy from North Haven, South Australia

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Re: Lime and Paprika Chicken Balls
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2016, 07:28:03 am »
Hi Judy, no - this is how they came out, just using the varoma. The paprika gives it a nice colour.  ;D
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Re: Lime and Paprika Chicken Balls
« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2016, 08:54:10 am »
What a great result, thanks Eva.
Judy from North Haven, South Australia

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Re: Lime and Paprika Chicken Balls
« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2016, 11:39:17 am »
They would be lovely as finger food when you have guests. Yum.
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Re: Lime and Paprika Chicken Balls
« Reply #5 on: January 25, 2016, 11:25:09 pm »
These look delicious and don't look they have been steamed. Thanks for sharing the recipe.
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Re: Lime and Paprika Chicken Balls
« Reply #6 on: January 26, 2016, 07:25:07 am »
Thank you Judy, Cookie and Michele  :-* :-*
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