Thai meatballs with sesame noodle salad
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Time to make:
$5.70 per serve
(at time of publication)
Full ingredients list:
600g Heart Smart beef mince
1 red chilli, finely chopped
1 tablespoon crushed ginger
1 tablespoon fish sauce
2 tablespoons sesame seeds
2 x 200g packets Hokkien noodles
2 teaspoons sesame oil
3 medium carrots, julienned or peeled into ribbons
2 Lebanese cucumbers, julienned or peeled into ribbons
200g sugar snap peas, trimmed
juice of 2 limes, plus extra lime wedges, to serve
1/2 cup coriander leaves
Nutritional information (per serve)
Instructions and steps:
Step 1 Combine mince, chilli, ginger and fish sauce in a medium bowl. Wet hands and roll mixture into 20 small even meatballs.
Step 2 Spray a large non-stick frying pan with olive oil and set over high heat. Add meatballs and cook, turning, for 10 minutes, or until cooked through. Add sesame seeds to pan and toss well. Remove pan from heat.
Step 3 Cook noodles according to packet instructions; drain and combine with sesame oil. Place sesame noodles in a large bowl with carrots, cucumbers, peas and lime juice; toss well.
Step 4 Top noodle salad with meatballs, scatter with coriander and serve with lime wedges.
About this recipe
First published: October 2015