Chicken Meatballs

Chicken Meatballs

A delicious alternative to traditional meatballs, these chicken meatballs pair well with spaghetti topped with marinara sauce.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 6 servings (makes 24 meatballs)


cooking spray

2 pounds 96% lean ground chicken

1 egg

1 cup panko breadcrumbs

1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 teaspoon garlic, minced

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning

1 tablespoon chopped parsley

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a sheet pan with foil and coat the foil with cooking spray.
In a large bowl, add the ground chicken, eggs, breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese, olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper and Italian seasoning in a bowl. Mix until thoroughly combined.
Roll 1-inch sized meatballs, and place them in a single layer on the sheet pan.
Bake for 20 minutes, or until meatballs are browned and cooked through. Sprinkle with parsley, then serve.

You can use ground turkey instead of ground chicken with good results.
When you buy your ground chicken, choose 93-96% lean ground chicken. Avoid 99% lean ground chicken breast.

Nutrition Info (4 meatballs)
Calories: 310kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 185mg | Sodium: 554mg | Potassium: 824mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 80IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 2mg

The nutritional information on this website is only an estimate and is provided for convenience and as a courtesy only. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed. It should not be used as a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.

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