Chicken meatballs in a creamy tomato sauce

servings: Cooking time: minutes

Meatballs in creamy tomato sauce - itexcellent dish that is perfect for a family dinner. Tender chicken combined with rice, herbs, garlic and spices, baked in a thick creamy sauce. By the way, you can experiment by adding vegetable fried meatballs or sprinkle them on top with grated cheese. The chicken can be replaced by turkey, pork or beef, while increasing the cooking time to 10 minutes. The whole dish is prepared quickly and simply, and the result is always satisfying and very tasty.

Ingredients for "Chicken meatballs in a creamy tomato sauce":

For the meatballs:

  • 0.5 kg of minced chicken;
  • 100 g of white rice;
  • 1 egg;
  • 1 small onion;
  • 1-2 cloves of garlic;
  • salt and pepper - to taste;
  • 0.5 cups flour;
  • 2 tbsp. tablespoons vegetable oil.

For the sauce:

  • 2 tbsp. tablespoons butter;
  • 2 tbsp. tablespoons flour;
  • 400 grams of chicken broth;
  • 2-3 tbsp. sour cream (yogurt);
  • salt, paprika - to taste;
  • bunch of fresh parsley.

The recipe for "Chicken meatballs in a creamy tomato sauce":

meatballs in a creamy tomato sauce
Boil the rice until cooked, add 200 ml of water. In a large bowl, mix the minced chicken, ready-cooled rice, egg, chopped onion, pressure through a press garlic, salt and pepper.

meatballs in a creamy tomato sauce
All mix well.

meatballs in a creamy tomato sauce
From the resulting mass Form small balls, then roll them in the flour.

meatballs in a creamy tomato sauce
Heat the vegetable oil in a skilletpan for frying. Put the meatballs in the pan and fry for 3-4 minutes on each side. Half finished meatballs transfer to a roasting pan or baking pan with high sides.

meatballs in a creamy tomato sauce
In the same pan, where the fried meatballs,over medium heat, melt the butter, sprinkle in 2 tablespoons. tablespoons flour and continue to cook, stirring occasionally, until then, until the mixture thickens and becomes golden color.

meatballs in a creamy tomato sauce
Pour into the pan the chicken broth and stir.

meatballs in a creamy tomato sauce
Add the sour cream, salt and spices. Bring the sauce to a boil and pour their meatballs so that they are completely covered. If necessary, pour a little water.

meatballs in a creamy tomato sauce
Send to a baking dish in the oven for 25-30 minutes, bake at 180 gr.S.

meatballs in a creamy tomato sauce
When the meatballs are cooked, sprinkle them with chopped herbs and serve.
Bon Appetit!

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