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Keto Butter Chicken Meatballs

These Keto Butter Chicken Meatballs are going to be your new favorite dinner! With so many incredible Indian flavors going on, this dish will delight your taste buds! These meatballs are keto, low-carb, grain-free, and gluten-free!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 479kcal


For the Meatballs

  • 1 lb. ground chicken
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 onion finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Sriracha
  • 2 teaspoons cumin

For the Butter Chicken Sauce

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 onion finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon garam masala
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper add more depending on your heat preference
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 14 oz coconut milk 14 oz can
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro


For the Meatballs

  • Heat your oven to 375°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Combine all the ingredients together in a bowl.
  • Form the meat mixture into 1-inch round balls and place them in a single layer on the baking sheet.
  • Bake for about 15-20 minutes until the internal temperature reaches 165°F.
  • While the meatballs are baking, prepare sauce.

For the Butter Chicken Sauce

  • In medium saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  • Add the onions and garlic and cook for a few minutes until softened and fragrant.
  • Add in remaining ingredients, stir to combine, and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Transfer the baked meatballs to a skillet and then pour in the butter chicken sauce.
  • Let the meatballs heat through for another 5-10 minutes.
  • Garnish with chopped cilantro and serve with cauliflower rice.


Calories: 479kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 23g | Cholesterol: 138mg | Sodium: 1063mg | Potassium: 986mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 312IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 6mg