Chicken and Apple Balls (20)

  • 2 tsp light olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 large Granny Smith apple, peeled and grated
  • 2 large chicken breasts, cut into chunks
  • ½ tbsp fresh parsley 
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme or sage, chopped, or a pinch of dried mixed herbs
  • 1 chicken stock cube, crumbled (from 1 year)
  • 50g fresh white breadcrumbs
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper (from 1 year)
  • Plain flour for coating
  • Vegetable oil for frying 
  1. Heat the olive oil in a pan and sauté half the onion for about 3 minutes.
  2. Using your hands, squeeze out a little excess liquid from the grated apple.
  3. Mix the apple with the chicken, then add the cooked and remaining raw onion, herbs stock cube (from 1 year) and breadcrumbs and roughly chop in a food processor for a few seconds. Season with a little salt and pepper (from 1 year).
  4. With your hands, form into about 20 little balls, roll in flour and fry in shallow oil for about 5 minutes until lightly golden and cooked through. 

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