Kenyan barbeque meatballs, this is one of the best meals you can have during your snacking time or as a great side dish. It is full of flavour and tasty. You do not have to wait until you have a whole chunk of goat meat and a grill to enjoy a taste of barbeque. This simple Kenyan barbeque meatballs will do the trick for you.


To prepare this Kenyan barbeque meatballs you require very little ingredients. Let’s get right into making this tasty Kenyan barbeque meatballs. For the video lovers, I got your back. Here is a video that you can follow to see the barbeque meatballs being prepared visually.

Kenyan Barbeque Meatballs
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins
Course: Breakfast, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: African, Continental
Keyword: barbeque meatballs, beefy meatballs, Kenyan Barbeque Meatballs, Kenyan meatballs, meatballs
Servings: 2
Author: Stacy
  • ¼ kg of Beef Minced Meat
  • 3-4 tbsp of Bread Crumbs
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 tsp Soy Sauce
  • A Pinch of Salt
Barbeque Sauce
  • 1 Chopped Red Onion
  • A Bunch of Dhania/parsley
  • 1 tsp Crushed Garlic and Ginger
  • tsp Tomato Paste
  • 3 tbsp of Barbeque Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Cooking Oil
  1. In a bowl add in the minced meat

  2. Then follow up with the spices and salt

  3. Drizzle in some bit of the soy sauce.

  4. Add in your bread crumbs.

  5. Add in your egg.

  6. Finally mix everything together.

  7. Next begin forming round balls by scooping some bit of the mixture and rolling between your palms to form round balls. Do this same procedure until the whole mixture is done.

  8. In a cooking pan or sufuria, add in oil and heat it up until its moderately hot. Then add in your rolled balls ensuring you do not overcrowd your pan or sufuria.

  9. Let them cook while turning on each side until ready.

  10. Remove and drain the excess oil on a kitchen towel.

Barbeque Sauce
  1. Add in onions and 2 tbsp of oil in a pan and fry the onions until golden brown.

  2. Then add in your crushed garlic and ginger

  3. Add in your dhania/parsley stems and fry with the crushed garlic and ginger for about 2-3 minutes.

  4. Then add in your tomato paste and very little water and mix.

  5. Add in your barbeque sauce and salt and let it simmer for about 2 minutes until a paste is formed.

  6. Then add in your dhania/parsley leaves and mix.

  7. Add in your ready meatballs into the sauce and mix together with the sauce. Let them cook for about 3 minutes before serving.

  8. Finally serve and garnish with some extra dhania/parsley leaves.

  9. To see the meatballs being prepared, you can watch and subscribe through the video above just before the recipe.

In less than fourty minutes, you have your Kenyan barbeque meatballs ready. One fantastic thing I love about this recipe is the fact that you can have your meatballs just as it is or even add it in your wraps or sandwich without the need of adding any other sauce.

Barbeque Meatballs Accompaniments

You can accompany your meatballs with other meals. For example, with soups like a tomato soup on a cold chilly day or with some meals like rice fried rice or chapati or creamy french beans mashed potatoes. They all make up for a perfect breakfast,lunch or dinner.


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