Thai-Inspired Meatballs with Coconut Sauce

Thai-Inspired Meatballs with Coconut Sauce

Serves: 4 | Level: Easy | Approximate Time: 30 minutes



  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 package (19.2 oz) ground turkey
  • 1 package (16 oz) ground beef
  • 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • Panko breadcrumbs (for binding)
  • 2 stalks of lemongrass (cracked with the back of a knife)
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 3 large carrots, shaved
  • 2 zucchinis, shaved
  • Addy Daddy Everything seasoning
  • 2 cans of coconut milk (for a lighter sauce, add 1/2 cup chicken broth and use the remaining can of coconut milk)
  • Crushed red pepper
  • 3 tablespoons avocado oil or olive oil
  • 1 lime


  1. In a medium-high heat pan, add 1 tablespoon of oil and sauté the onions and garlic. Season with Addy Daddy Everything seasoning.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the ground turkey, ground beef, and 2 tablespoons of Addy Daddy Everything seasoning. Mix well.
  3. Add 4 tablespoons of coconut milk to the panko breadcrumbs and mix until combined. 
  4. Incorporate the sautéed onions, garlic, and panko mixture into the meat mixture. Form the mixture into golf ball-sized meatballs.
  5. Heat 1 tablespoon of avocado oil in a medium-high heat pan. Place the meatballs in the pan and brown them on all sides.
  6. Once the meatballs are browned, add the grated ginger, turmeric, cracked lemongrass, and crushed red pepper flakes to the pan. Toast the seasonings for 30 seconds.
  7. Pour the remaining coconut milk into the pan and simmer the meatballs in the sauce.
  8. In another medium-high heat pan, add the shaved carrots and zucchini. Season them to taste and cook for 3 to 4 minutes. Set aside.
  9. Check the meatballs for seasoning and adjust if desired. Grate some lime zest over the meatballs and squeeze in the juice of half a lime.
  10. Serve the meatballs with a bed of jasmine rice and sautéed carrots and zucchini.
  11. Enjoy these flavorful Thai-inspired meatballs with coconut sauce!

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