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Lamb and Noodle Balls

Bite sized fun snack

Makes - 20

Serves

15 mins

Prep Time

15 mins

Cook Time

Beef + Lamb New Zealand

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Beef + Lamb New Zealand

Try something different with these unique lamb and noodle balls. They're exquisitely delicious in their Vietnamese flavour, and they'll also turn heads at any gathering!

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Ingredients

lamb noodle balls

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400g Quality Mark lamb mince

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3 spring onions

roughly chopped

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1 Tbsp grated fresh ginger

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1 red chilli

chopped finely

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½ cup fresh coriander

roughly chopped

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1 Tbsp oyster sauce

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2 tsp fish sauce

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1 tsp sesame oil

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1 Tbsp lemon zest

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2 cups noodles

cooked

garnish

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½ cup fresh coriander

or sliced basil

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extra chilli

sliced

to serve

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½ cup plum sauce

Method

lamb and noodle balls

to serve

1

Place spring onions, ginger, chilli, coriander, fish sauce, oyster sauce, sesame oil and lemon in a kitchen processor. Blitz until ingredients are well combined, but still a bit chunky.

2

Place lamb into a large bowl and add the blitzed mix.

3

Cut 1 cup of noodles into small pieces and add to lamb. Use your hands to combine the mixture well.

4

Roll lamb into walnut-sized balls. Wrap the remaining noodles around each ball. Refrigerate until ready to cook.

5

Heat oven to 180C.

6

Heat oil in a frying pan to a medium heat. Sear noodle balls on all sides, then place them on a baking tray lined with paper. When they are all browned place into a hot oven for 10 minutes to cook through.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (50g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

306 kJ (73 kcal)

Protein

5.1g

Total Fat

3.0g

Saturated Fat

1.1g

Carbs

6.6g

Sugars

2.2g

Sodium

141mg

Iron*

0.6mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)