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Thursday, August 3, 2017

Spaghetti with grilled Chicken Meatballs


Soft Chicken meatballs packed with flavor tastes awesome with nicely cooked spaghetti with the trace of tangy lemon. A wonderful recipe fulfills your tastebuds.


  • Prep time - 20 mins
  • Cooking time - 30 mins
  • Serves - 2
  • Ground Chicken - 1/2 lb
  • Egg - 1, white only
  • Bread Rusk - 2 tablespoon
  • Onion - 1 small, finely diced
  • Parmesan cheese - 1/4 cup, grated
  • Oil - 3 tablespoon
  • Cilantro or Parsley - 1/4 cup, finely chopped
  • Oregano - 1/2 tsp, fresh or dried
  • Garlic - 4, peeled and minced
  • Salt - to taste
  • Black pepper - 1 teaspoon, grounded
  • Bell pepper - 1 tablespoon, finely chopped
  • Spaghetti - 8 oz
  • Water to boil spaghetti 
  • Lemon - 1/2, juice and zest
  • Basil - 1 tablespoon fresh or 1 teaspoon dried 
  • Milk - 1/4 cup
  • All purpose flour - 1 1/2 teaspoon

  • Mix onion, ground chicken, bread crumbs, cheese ( half), 2 tbsp oil, cilantro, oregano, garlic, salt, black pepper, bell pepper in a large bowl. Make the mixture into small or medium size balls.

Mixed meatball mixture.

  • In a smooth griddle, heat oil over medium flame.

  • Place the meatballs in griddle and roast all sides for 3 mins.

  • Preheat oven to 475 deg fahrenheit and shift to warm mode till the meatballs are roasted.

  • Place the roasted meatballs in a baking tray. Bake it for 20 mins. Keep it warm.

  • Cook and drain spaghetti as per instructions with little salt. Save half of the pasta water for cooking.

  • In a saucepan, pour some oil. Add bell peppers. Saute well. 

  • Add lemon juice, remaining cheese, salt black pepper and milk. Allow it to boil. Add some all purpose flour. Mix well leaving no lumps.

  • Add the cooked and drained spaghetti into the sauce and mix well. Place meatballs on the spaghetti. Sprinkle lemon zest and dried basil. Serve hot.

Hope you like this recipe. I will share another recipe in my next post. Your comments and feedback are important, Have a wonderful day!

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