How to make Oriental Meat Balls -

Spicy chicken mince balls batter fried and cooked in oriental sauce.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Egg (अंडा)

Cuisine : Chinese

Course : Main Course Chicken

Oriental Meat Balls

Oriental Meat Balls Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Oriental Meat Balls Recipe

  • Chicken minced 200 grams

  • Egg 1

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder to taste

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 tablespoon

  • Oil 1 tablespoon + for deep-frying

  • Green capsicums diced 1 medium

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 1 tablespoon

  • Chicken stock 1 cup

  • Dark soy sauce 1 teaspoon

  • Vinegar 1 tablespoon

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Pineapple canned 2 slices


Step 1

Grind together chicken mince, egg, some onion, salt and pepper powder to a smooth paste. Transfer into a bowl.

Step 2

Mix refined flour and some water in a second bowl.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 4

Dampen palms with water, divide into equal portions, shape them into balls and dip them into batter.

Step 5

Deep-fry the balls in hot oil till crisp and brown on all the sides. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 6

To make sauce, heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan, add remaining onion and sauté till translucent.

Step 7

Add capsicum and mix well.

Step 8

Put cornflour to the chicken stock and mix well.

Step 9

Add the chicken stock to the sauce and mix well. Bring to a boil.

Step 10

Add soy sauce, vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper powder and mix well.

Step 11

Roughly chop pineapple and add to the pan. Cook till thickens.

Step 12

Add fried meatballs and cook for few minutes.

Step 13

Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot.

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