Chicken Meatball Noodle Bowl


Set out dishes of fresh cilantro, sliced Fresno peppers, and sliced green onions, then let everyone top their own bowls. Squeeze over a little fresh lime juice right before digging in!

Total Time:
25 mins


  • 4 ounce thin rice noodles

  • 12 ounce ground chicken

  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger

  • 2 tablespoon snipped fresh cilantro

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 3 tablespoon coconut oil

  • 1 red Fresno chili pepper, seeded and finely chopped

  • cup rice vinegar

  • 2 tablespoon honey

  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

  • 3 cup shredded leaf lettuce

  • ½ cup finely shredded carrot

  • Fresh cilantro, sliced Fresno peppers, lime wedges, and/or sliced green onions (optional)


  1. Prepare noodles according to package directions; drain and set aside.

  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl combine ground chicken, ginger, cilantro, and salt. Shape into 16 meatballs.

  3. In a large skillet, heat 1 Tbsp. of the coconut oil over medium heat. Add meatballs. Cook, turning occasionally, about 10 minutes or until browned and cooked through, about 10 minutes.Transfer meatballs to a plate. Turn off heat.

  4. Add the remaining 2 Tbsp. coconut oil and chili pepper to the still-warm pan. Stir in vinegar, honey, and lime juice; set aside.

  5. Divide lettuce, noodles, and carrots among bowls. Top with meatballs, and drizzle with pan sauce.

    Chicken Meatball Noodle Bowl
    Andy Lyons

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

358 Calories
17g Fat
35g Carbs
16g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 358
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 73mg 24%
Sodium 412mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 16g
Vitamin C 9mg 45%
Calcium 27mg 2%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Potassium 581mg 12%
Folate, total 16.9mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.5mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.5mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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