Thai Chicken Cakes With Sweet Chilli Sauce

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is a delicious recipe, different from the normal stir fry, salad or curry. Quick as lightning to make too. I use just cooking spray or bake them.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 chicken breasts, cubed
  • 1 garlic clove, roughly chopped
  • 1 cm finely chopped fresh gingerroot, knob, roughly chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons coriander, chopped
  • 1 green chili, chopped
  • 1 pinch salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • sweet chili paste (for dipping)


  1. Place the chicken, garlic, ginger, onion and coriander in a food processor with the chilli and season to taste. Blitz for 15-20 seconds.
  2. Shape the chicken mixture into small cakes
  3. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan over a moderate heat and fry the chicken cakes until golden.
  4. Serve immediately, with sweet chilli sauce and sliced spring onion.
Most Helpful

I really liked these, and so did my children. I did add a splash of soy sauce to the mix and adjusted the amount of spice and garlic for us. I served them with Curry Rice and some fresh veggies. My only problem was that they were a little dry, but I'm sure that can be fixed, maybe I'll try them with chicken thighs instead. Thank you Marra, I will make these again! Made for our team the Swizzle Chicks and ZWT6, Asia.

Mami J May 24, 2010

I thought these had a very nice flavor and texture. I did use ground turkey ( 93 % ) so I bet that helped with the moisture. They do need a sauce - I used hoisin sauce since it was what i had on hand. I froze these after cooking and have been using in pita's and on salad for lunches. Nice recipe. Thanks

Patti O'Furniture May 13, 2009

These were kind of plain - I'd expected a lot more flavor.

dianegrapegrower May 13, 2009

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