Make these harissa chicken meatballs for a healthy dinner, then check out more delicious meatball recipes such as our baked Italian meatballs and vegetarian meatballs. We've also got plenty more inspiration for healthy chicken recipes.


  • 100g bulgar wheat
  • 200ml chicken stock, boiling
  • 250g lean chicken or turkey mince
  • 1 tbsp harissa
  • 1 small red onion, ½ grated and ½ thinly sliced
  • olive oil
  • a large handful mint, chopped
  • a large handful flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • to serve natural yogurt


  • STEP 1

    Put the bulgar in a bowl, pour over the boiling stock then cover with clingfilm and leave for 15 minutes.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, mix the mince, harissa and grated onion in a bowl with some seasoning. Roll into small, walnut-sized balls. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a large non-stick frying pan. Fry the meatballs for around 15 minutes, turning until golden all over and cooked through.

  • STEP 3

    Drain the bulgar and mix with the sliced onion, mint and parsley, a drizzle more olive oil and plenty of seasoning. Serve the meatballs on the bulgar, drizzled with any pan juices and a spoonful of natural yogurt.

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