classic margarita

This recipe is shared thanks to Joanie and Chris from Tasty-LowCarb. You can find the original recipe at this link.

Please note: The original recipe has been altered to convert to metric and for Aussie alternatives or names of specific ingredients where we cannot source the original in Australia. Tasty-LowCarb are not responsible if these alterations to the original recipe do not produce the same results.

We give full credit to Tasty-LowCarb for the original recipe and images.

Chicken Meatball Soup – Asian Style

Asian Cuisine is extremely popular in Australia but it’s oh so difficult to find yummy recipes that fit in with a low carb way of eating. This Asian Style Chicken Meatball Soup has all the right flavours while being super filling and nutritious.


Chicken Meatballs

  • 680g chicken mince
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • 6 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 15ml Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp minced onions
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 75g Parmesan cheese
  • 1tsp pepper
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 4 tbsp olive oil



  • 8 cups chicken broth (organic)
  • 40g red onions
  • 2 carrots (julienned)
  • 2 stalks celery (sliced)
  • 113g mushrooms (sliced)
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp olive oil (extra virgin)
  • 2 tsp coconut aminos
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 2 spring onions (chopped on the bias)
eggs, avocado and toast

Step by Step Instructions


Step 1

Add all ingredients to a large bowl and mix with hands. Roll into balls, approximately making 24-30 balls. Allow to rest in the refrigerator for 20 minutes to firm up.

Step 2
Heat oil and butter in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat. Add the meatballs and fry for 20 minutes until slightly browned and cooked through. Turn often.


Step 1
Use a stock pot to sauté chopped red onions, julienned carrots, and sliced celery in extra virgin olive oil over medium heat to soften (about 5 minutes).
Step 2
Add sliced mushrooms and garlic – heat with other vegetables for 2-3 minutes until mushrooms are slightly browned.
Step 3
Turn the heat to medium-high and add the chicken broth, soy sauce, sesame oil, meatballs, sea salt, and pepper. Bring to rolling boil and heat for 10 minutes.
Step 4
Serve hot with garnish of green onions.

Calories: 337kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat 7g | Net Carbs: 5g

Cholesterol: 107mg | Sodium: 1485mg | Potassium: 822 | Fibre: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 158mg 


When you're looking to substitute recipe ingredients for something from the wonderful abundance of bush foods in Australia. This guide will help you choose.

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