Lamb Meatballs in Green Curry Sauce


February 5, 2016

Bold Asian flavors like fresh ginger, cilantro, and green curry celebrate the flavor of ground lamb in this flavor-packed dish.

  • Prep: 45 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yields: 4 servings


For the Meatballs

1 lb ground American lamb

1/4 cup panko breadcrumbs

2 garlic cloves, crushed

2 tbsp minced red onion

1 tsp peeled and grated fresh ginger

2 tbsp finely chopped fresh cilantro

1 tbsp sesame oil

1 tbsp brown sugar

1 tsp Thai chili paste

1 tsp fish sauce

For the Curry Sauce

1 (14-ounce) can unsweetened coconut milk

1 1/2 tbsp Thai green curry paste

1 cup chicken broth or stock

1 tbsp peeled and grated fresh ginger

2 garlic cloves, crushed

3 tbsp fish sauce

2 tbsp brown sugar

2 tbsp fresh lime juice

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

2 tbsp chopped fresh basil

Rice or rice noodles, for serving