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Paleo Thai Coconut Curry Meatballs

Paleo Thai Coconut Curry Meatballs


Hello hello hello! How is everyone? All is well here in Milwaukee and, specefically, in our household as we are living off these Paleo Thai Coconut Curry Meatballs. Goodness, they are GOOD.

I've been playing around with a few meatball recipes over the last few weeks, but wasn't really loving the results... well, until now. First and foremost, can we please talk about how delicious Thai flavors are?! Curry, coconut, sweet, salty, kinda spicy. Yeah. I'm reaaaaally into all of that.

I made these meatballs and had my glorified taste tester, Ryan, try them and he gave them his official seal of approval. So, if Ryan likes them, you will too. Promise.

Diets This Recipe Is Compliant With

This recipe is paleo, low-carb, keto, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, and refined-sugar-free.

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Prep time: 10 mins
Total time: 30 mins
Serves: 2-4


For the meatballs:

1.5 lb ground turkey
1 large egg, whisked
1/2 cup carrot, shredded
2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
1/4 cup green onion, chopped
2 tbsp fresh ginger, grated
2 tbsp coconut aminos
3/4 tsp pink Himalayan salt
3/4 tsp black pepper
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper
1 tsp curry powder
2/3 cup coconut flour

For the sauce:

2 tbsp coconut oil
1 medium red bell pepper
3 tbsp red curry paste
1 13.5 oz. can full-fat coconut milk
1/4 cup coconut aminos
1 tbsp sesame oil
1 tbsp fish sauce
1/4 chicken stock
1 tbsp brown sugar
1 tbsp fresh ginger, grated


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine all meatball ingredients.
  3. Roll meatball mixture into balls (I measured mine to each be 58g). Note: if the mixture becomes too sticky, wet your hands with cold water.
  4. Place meatballs on lined baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes, or until meatballs have reached an internal temperature of 165 degrees.
  5. While meatballs are baking, add coconut oil to sauce pan over medium heat.
  6. Saute bell pepper until tender, about 5 minutes.
  7. Add remaining sauce ingredients and stir to combine.
  8. Once meatballs have finished cooking, place them in sauce, reduce to low heat, and cover.
  9. Simmer meatballs and sauce for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  10. Serve immedatiely and enjoy!
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