Curried Coconut Chicken Balls

Curried Coconut Chicken Balls

Source: 365 Ways to Cook Chicken

Yield: 12 servings

3/4 cup flaked coconut
3 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature.
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
1 cup cooked chicken, chopped
1 cup walnuts, chopped
2 tablespoons minced onion
1 tablespoon curry powder, to taste
1/2 teaspoon salt

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Spread out coconut on a small baking sheet and toast in oven until light brown, 10 to 15 minutes. Let cool slightly.

In a small bowl, blend together cream cheese and mayonnaise until smooth. Add chicken, walnuts, onion, curry powder, and salt. Mix well.

Form chicken mixture into 1-inch balls. Roll in toasted coconut to coat. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.