Chipotle Butter Chicken Meatballs

cooking-time15 min cooking-servings4 SERVINGS


  • 570g Sadia Minced Chicken
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Chipotle Butter Sauce:
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1 medium onion, grated or minced
  • 4 tsp garlic paste, or grated
  • 1 can tomato puree
  • 2 chipotle peppers
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3/4-1 cup heavy cream
  • Cilantro, chopped, to serve


  1. Preheat oven to 230°C. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  2. Combine ingredients for meatball in a bowl, except minced chicken, and mix using a fork
  3. Add Sadia Minced Chicken to the bowl and mix, without overworking the meat
  4. Wet your hands and mould meatballs into golf-sized balls. Place meatballs on baking sheet and bake until cooked through, or for 15 mins
  5. While waiting for the meatballs to bake, heat 2 tbsp butter in a sauté pan
  6. Add onions with a pinch of salt. Cook until they soften and turn translucent
  7. Stir in garlic paste, tomato puree, chipotle peppers, seasonings and water 30s later. Allow sauce to simmer before putting it on low heat. Let it simmer for another 10 mins
  8. Stir in heavy cream and remaining butter
  9. Add meatballs and let them sit in the sauce for a few minutes, And it's ready to be served!

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