Spiced Chicken Meatballs with Noodles, Basil & Broth

 

This fragrant and filling dish is an excellent dinner party choice

What you will need

1 large onion, roughly chopped Onion un-yun Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

thumb-size piece fresh root ginger Ginger jin-jer Mainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It…

1-2 long red chillies, finely chopped (seeds in or out, you decide) Chilli chill-ee Part of the capsicum family, chillies come in scores of varieties and colours (from green…

1 garlic clove, crushed

6 white peppercorns, crushed

20g pack coriander, stalks, roots if you have them and leaves, chopped and kept separate, plus sprigs to finish

50ml milk Milk mill-k One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a complete food. While cow…

100g fresh white breadcrumbs

1kg quality chicken mince Chicken chik-en Chicken's many plus points - its versatility, as well as the ease and speed with which it…

3 tbsp vegetable oil

1½ l chicken stock

2 tbsp toasted sesame oil

3 tbsp fish sauce Fish sauce A seasoning often used in Vietnamese and Thai cooking. In Vietnam it is usually made from shrimp…

6 star anise Star anise star an-eese Star anise is one of the central spices in Chinese cooking. It has a strong anise flavour, with…

thumb-size piece fresh root ginger, sliced Ginger jin-jer Mainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It…

½ tsp black peppercorns

8 spring onions, thinly sliced Spring onion sp-ring un-yun Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

300g egg noodles, cooked

sliced chillies to taste (optional) Chilli chill-ee Part of the capsicum family, chillies come in scores of varieties and colours (from green…

1 small bunch basil, leaves picked Basil ba-zil Most closely associated with Mediterranean cooking but also very prevalent in Asian food, the…

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