500g minced chicken or 500 g chicken thighs, chopped finely in the processor
1 red chilli, de-seeded & diced (for babies 1 year +)
1½ tsp fresh ginger, grated
1 onion, finely chopped
4 spring onions, finely chopped
Zest of half a lime
100g white breadcrumbs
1 egg yolk
1 tbsp sweet chilli sauce, plus extra to serve (for babies 1 year +)
1 tsp Chinese Five Spice
A little plain flour
3 tbsp sunflower oil
Measure the spring onion, chilli, ginger, onion and lime zest into a processor. Whiz until finely chopped. Add the chicken, breadcrumbs, egg yolk, sweet chilli sauce and five spice. Season and whiz until combined.
Roll into small balls. Coat in the flour. Heat a frying pan until hot. Add oil, then fry the balls in two batches until golden and cooked through.
Serve with chilli sauce
Suitable from 6 months+
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