Thai fish balls

Prep: 30 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Thai fish balls
Really tasty Thai inspired fish balls which make for a lovely light supper.

500g firm white fish fillets

1 tsp Thai red curry paste

½ tsp grated lime zest

½ tsp fish sauce

3 shallots, diced

1 tbsp vegetable oil

Sweet chilli sauce, to serve

1 lime, sliced

Bunch coriander leaves

Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4.

Place the fish, curry paste, sugar, lime zest and fish sauce into a food processor and pulse until a rough paste has formed.

Transfer fish mixture to a bowl and stir in the shallots.

Roll 1 tablespoon of the fish mixture into a ball and place on to a plate. Continue with the rest of the fish mixture.

Heat half the oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Add the fish balls and cook, turning often, for 5 minutes. Transfer to a baking tray and repeat with the remaining fish balls.

Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes.

Serve with lime, coriander and sweet chilli sauce.

Add a side of noodles for a more filling meal.

Serves
12

Preparation Time
30 minutes

Cooking Time
20 minutes

Main ingredients
Fruit, Fish, Oil

Recipe Type
Dinner

Special Info
Egg free, Dairy free

Level of Difficulty
Easy

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