Chicken Mince Balls

Very versatile mince balls. Great with a tasty dipping sauce or in a soup.



100g lean Chicken mince (can substitute with lean beef mince)

1 Tbsp Garlic, minced

1 Tbsp Parsley, chopped

½ tsp Cardamom

½ tsp Cumin

¼ tsp Sumac




  1. In a mixing bowl place all ingredients, mix thoroughly
  2. Form into balls
  3. Dry fry in Teflon pan on medium heat, turning to brown all 6 sides

NOTE: The above version is Middle Eastern. You can make other variations by changing the herbs and spices

Hungarian: garlic onion flakes and paprika

Italian: garlic oregano and parsley

Indian: garlic turmeric cumin and chili

Asian: garlic shallot ginger coriander OR basil


Chicken balls go well with mushrooms, spinach, tomato, broccoli or cabbage and, because there's so little fat in this P1 recipe, they are best in soups or served with sauces.