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Chunky: Stage 3

(9 to 12 months)

Tantalizing Chicken Balls

This is the stage where you can introduce lightly cooked, adult-textured food items in small quantities, like meat and cheese. This recipe provides a good source of protein and vitamin A.

Servings Approx. 10-12 chicken balls (3-4 servings), Preparation time 15 minutes + 30 minutes marinating, Cooking time: Steam 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • ½ Minced chicken breast (approx. 130g)
  • 2 water chestnuts
  • 2 Tbs grated carrots
  • 1 Tsp coriander leaves
  • 3 Tsp low-sodium soy sauce
  • A dash of sesame oil
  • 1 ½ Tsp cornflour

Directions

    1
  • Wash and chop chestnuts and coriander leaves finely.
  • 2
  • Wash, peel and grate the carrots.
  • 3
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine chestnuts, grated carrots, minced chicken and coriander leves.
  • 4
  • Marinate all ingredients with seasoning in the mixing bowl. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • 5
  • Remove mixing bowl from fridge. Wet hands and shape 1 teaspoon of marinated meat into a ball.
  • 6
  • Repeat until remaining chicken mixture is used up.
  • 7
  • Add water until it reaches 20 minute level in the water tank.
  • 8
  • Steam for 20 minutes.
  • 9
  • Transfer the desired quantity to a bowl and serve.
Tantalizing Chicken Balls

Nutritional Information

Per portion
Energy, kcal
77.5
Protein, g
8.3
Total Fat, g
1.8
Carbohydrate, g
8.1
Dietary Fibre, g
0.4
Sugars, g
0.4
Calcium, mg
7.8
Iron, mg
0.6
Potassium, mg
209
Sodium, mg
142
Vitamin C, mg
5.3
Vitamin A, IU
1272

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Chef's tip

  • Instead of chicken, use any other minced meat for variety.
  • Dish is suitable for adults’ consumption.