Chicken meatballs with thyme sauce

Chicken meatballs recipe

This keto recipe will give you 4 portions of creamy chicken meatballs with a tasty sauce flavored with fresh thyme. Serve the dish with mashed cauliflower.

Course Main Course
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 500 g ground chicken
  • 1 egg
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 tbsp chicken fond
  • Butter to fry in
  • 1 cup fresh cream
  • 1/2 cup creme fraiche
  • 1 tbsp veal fond
  • 2 tbsp fresh thyme
  • Salt and pepper


  • In a bowl, mix the ground chicken, egg, chopped onion, chicken fond, salt and pepper.
  • Knead mixture together with hand till evenly combined. Form mixture into balls.
  • In large non-stick skillet, warm butter over high heat.
  • Place meatballs in pan and cook until all sides are browned and cooked throughout.
  • Slowly stir in heavy cream and creme fraiche. Add fond, fresh thyme and bring to a simmer until sauce starts to thicken. Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve with mashed cauliflower and sugar free lingonberry jam.

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