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bowl with four chicken meatballs, bell peppers and jasmine rice
One Pot Chicken Meatballs Recipe With Jasmine Rice
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Stand Time
5 mins
Total Time
50 mins
One Pot Chicken Meatballs Recipe With Jasmine Rice is a ground chicken recipe with pineapple rice in a flavorful coconut sauce. An easy skillet dinner sure to be a family favorite.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: chicken meatballs recipe, Thai chicken meatballs
Servings: 4
Calories: 723 kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1 egg
  • ¾ cup plain panko breadcrumbs
  • ¼ cup chopped scallions
  • 2 Tbs. minced fresh ginger , divided
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • 2 Tbs. olive oil
  • 2 red and/or orange bell peppers , seeded and thinly sliced, about 2 cups
  • 1 onion sliced, 1 cup
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 can (14 ounces) coconut milk
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup uncooked instant jasmine rice
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple
  • ¼ cup roughly chopped cilantro leaves
  1. Combine ground chicken, egg, panko, scallions, 1 Tablespoon ginger and kosher salt. Shape into 16 meatballs. If chicken mixture is sticky just shape using wet hands.
  2. Heat oil in large deep sided skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Brown meatballs, turning occasionally; reserve.
  4. In same skillet cook bell peppers, onion, garlic and remaining 1 Tablespoon fresh ginger until vegetables are tender crisp, about 5 minutes.
  5. Stir in coconut milk and chicken broth and bring to a boil.
  6. Add reserved meatballs and reduce heat and simmer until meatballs are cooked through, about 15 minutes.
  7. Stir in uncooked rice and pineapple. Remove from heat, cover, and let stand until rice is tender, 5 minutes.
  8. Top with cilantro.
Recipe Notes

Makes 4 servings

Swirls of Flavor Recipe Tips

  • Substitute ground turkey for the ground chicken
  • Serve with lime wedges
Nutrition Facts
One Pot Chicken Meatballs Recipe With Jasmine Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 723 Calories from Fat 378
% Daily Value*
Fat 42g65%
Saturated Fat 25g156%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 138mg46%
Sodium 643mg28%
Potassium 1201mg34%
Carbohydrates 59g20%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 30g60%
Vitamin A 2054IU41%
Vitamin C 87mg105%
Calcium 85mg9%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.