Chicken meatball banh mi
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How can these scrumptious Vietnamese rolls be resisted? The lemongrass, lime, coriander and fresh veg is all you could ask for a fancy lunch or quick summer dinner.
Chicken, lean breast, mince, raw400 g
lemongrass paste1 tbs
fresh red chilli1 whole, deseeded, finely chopped
lime rind1 tsp, finely grated
lime juice2 tsp
fish sauce1 tsp
coleslaw, without dressing250 g
brown sugar2 tsp
vinegar1 tbs, white
fresh coriander½ cup(s)
Bread roll, white300 g, (4 x 75g), split
oil spray1 x 3 second spray(s)
Lime1 medium, cut into wedges to serve
- Combine chicken, lemongrass, chilli, rind, half the juice and half the fish sauce in a large bowl. Season with pepper. Roll heaped tablespoons of mixture into 16 meatballs.
- Lightly spray a medium non-stick frying pan with oil and heat over medium-high heat. Cook meatballs, turning, for 5 minutes or until cooked through. Transfer to a plate. Cover meatballs with foil and set aside to rest for 2 minutes.
- Meanwhile, combine coleslaw mix, sugar, vinegar, coriander and remaining juice and fish sauce in a medium bowl. Divide coleslaw mixture and meatballs among rolls. Serve with lime wedges.