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Chicken meatballs (polpettes)



12 portion(s)


  • 300 g skinless chicken meat, (100g breast and 200g thigh fillet is ideal)
  • 75 g fresh breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 40 g Parmesan cheese
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 3 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 6
    Preparation 30min
  • 7
  • 8
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Recipe's preparation

  1. 1. To prepare the breadcrumbs and lemon zest, add the bread or roll and lemon rind  to the bowl and crumb, 5 sec speed 6. Set aside

    2. Grate the parmesan cheese 5 sec speed 9. Set aside (add it to the breadcrumb, lemon zest mixture).

    3. Add the cubed chicken meat (2 cm pieces) to the bowl and mince 5 times 1 sec Turbo Closed lid

    4. Add all the ingredients to the chicken and mix 20 sec, speed 5 Counter-clockwise operation

    5. Roll into walnut size balls.

    6. Cook by either steaming on the varoma tray (500g water or stock in the bowl, Varoma temp, speed 3, 20 mins) or by placing in the TM basket and cooking in 500g water, 1 Tablespoon veg or chicken stock concentrate at 100 C, 20 mins, speed 3.

    7. Refrigerate to cool.

    8. Pack into lunch boxes with a small container of sweet chilli dipping sauce (pg 38 new EDC ,pg 61 old EDC) or tomato ketchup (pg 41 new EDC, pg 61 old EDC) 



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  • OK, easy at least, but I

    Submitted by sueclaire on 6. June 2016 - 10:45.

    OK, easy at least, but I think I'll play around with the seasonings.

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  • These are delicious! Thank

    Submitted by SandyBugg on 26. February 2014 - 18:17.

    tmrc_emoticons.) These are delicious! Thank you so much!

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