Chicken Salad Balls – gluten free, grain free

Chicken Salad Balls - gluten free, grain free
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Cuisine: Snack, party snack, nibble, appetizer, finger food, canapes, hors d'oeuvre
 
These little bite sized morsels from Not Quite Nigella are great as a snack or perfect for a party. We have converted her fabulous recipe (that you can find here) for the Thermomix. We found them a little salty so we've made the addition of the salt optional. They are delicious, so easy to put together and can be made up to six hours in advance. Enjoy!
Ingredients
  • 100g smoked almonds
  • 150g cheddar cheese (roughly cubed)
  • 300g cooked chicken meat (or turkey, duck, ham)
  • 50g celery, roughly chopped
  • 50g spring onions, roughly chopped
  • 65g mayonnaise (we use this recipe)
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds (or raw)
  • ½ teaspoon salt (optional - we found them a little too salty)
  • ¼ teaspoon white pepper
  • A few drops sesame oil to taste
Instructions
  1. Place smoked almonds in the TM bowl and chop on speed 7 for 2 seconds. Set aside to roll the balls in.
  2. Place the cheese in the TM bowl and grate on speed 8 for 8 seconds. Set aside.
  3. Place the celery, spring onion and chicken into the TM bowl and chop on speed 6 - 7 for 3 - 5 seconds (higher speed and longer time and the balls will have a pastier texture...which kids may prefer).
  4. Add the sesame seeds, grated cheese, mayo, salt (if using), pepper and sesame oil and mix on reverse speed 5 for 5 seconds.
  5. With damp hands roll mixture into walnut sized balls and roll in the smoked almonds.
  6. Pop them in the fridge to firm up.
  7. Enjoy!

 

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About Tash

Forensic Technologist that loves animals and food :-) Passionate about cooking, animal welfare, food and animal photography and the environment.
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