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Bakso Ayam

Indonesian chicken balls (meatballs)


  • 1/3-1/2 c of ice cubes or crushed ice
  • 500 g ground chicken
  • 2 chicken breast boneless, skinless
  • 1/2 c tapioca flour
  • 1 tbsp each garlic powder chives, mushroom granules, agar-agar powder
  • 1/2 tbsp onion powder
  • a super generous pinch of ground white pepper


  • Place everything into your Instant Pot blender and let it does its magic, until ingredients turned into fine paste!
  • Bring enough water to boil, flavored with 2 garlic, sliced, and 2 tbsp garlic powder and kosher coarse salt to taste
  • In a large bowl, fill up with ice cubes and water
  • Once water in the pot boiling, turn down heat to medium and let it simmer
  • Turn paste into balls and drop into water
  • Let boil fully for 20-25 minutes
  • Drop balls into icy cold water, drain, store until ready to use!