Coconut Milk Meatballs

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I think that by now you know I love to cook. I love inventing things and experimenting with different foods and recipes. But sometimes you need to take the shelf instead of the self and by that I mean look for recipes and integrate them into your kitchen.

This week I prepared Coconut Milk Meatballs, fully inspired by Gordon Ramsay’s meatballs

I still enjoy them days after I first made them!

Coconut Milk Meatballs

Meatballs with rice and a special touch
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Asian
Servings 3 People


  • Large deep pan with a cover



  • 2 spoon Olive oil
  • 1 kg Ground beef
  • 1 Onion
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 0.5 cup Breadcrumbs
  • 0.5 cup Milk

Rice and Sauce

  • 1 cup Rice
  • 1 Ginger
  • 400 ml Coconut Milk
  • 2 spoon Olive Oil
  • 1 spoon Ground Chili Pepper
  • 1 spoon Kosher Salt
  • 1 spoon Black Pepper


  • Chop the onion and the garlic
  • Turn on the stove top with a pan on it and the Olive Oil
  • When the oil is hot enough, add the onion and garlic to it. Cook it until it is brown/gold
  • In a cup, add the milk and the breadcrumbs
  • Mix it with the ground beef
  • Add the onion and garlic to the mixture and mix
  • Add some oil to the pan and turn the fire up
  • With your hands, make meatballs from the mixture. Make them the size of a golf ball and insert them into the pan
  • After 3 minutes, turn them to the other side
  • Wait another 3 minutes and add the coconut milk
  • Let the milk heat up, slice the ginger and add it to the pan
  • Add the salt, pepper and chili
  • After another 3 minutes, add a cup of rice and half a cup of hot water to the pan
  • Mix it well so the rice is fully covered by the liquids and bring it to boil
  • Cover the pan and lower the fire for 10 minutes
  • Serve directly from the pan!
Keyword coconut, meatballs

Comments: 3

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  2. Anonymous says:

    Very good. I substituted cumin for the chili as I can’t eat spicy. I also used ground turkey meat because that is what I had on hand and oatmeal instead of bread and cashew/almond milk instead of real milk as my husband is allergic to milk. It was very good. I am sure the original recipe is equally good as well.

    • admin says:

      I’m happy you liked it! The nice thing about cooking and recipes is that everyone can make the changes s/he wants to make it tastier for her/him 🙂

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