Chicken Parmesan Meatballs



  • 1 Tablespoon  olive oil
  • 1/2 Cup  chopped onion
  • cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Pound  ground chicken
  • 1 Cup  Italian seasoned breadcrumbs, divided
  • 1 Cup  shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 Teaspoon  dried oregano
  • 1 Teaspoon  dried Basil
  • 1 Teaspoon  chopped parsley
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  red pepper flakes
  • large egg
  • 1 Teaspoon  sea salt
  • 1/2 Cup  plain panko
  • 1 Cup  marinara sauce

These chicken meatballs are incredibly easy to make and perfect for entertaining. They can be made a day in advance so that all you have to do is heat and serve when the party arrives. 


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Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Heat theolive oil over medium high heat in a small sauté pan. Sauté the onion until soft, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and sauté for one additional minute.

Lightly mix together the onion and garlic, ground chicken, ¼ cup Italian breadcrumbs, mozzarella cheese, oregano, basil, parsley, red pepper flakes, egg, and salt in a large bowl.

Using a melon scoop or your hands, roll the chicken mixture into mini meatballs. In a platter or a large bowl add the panko and remaining ¾ cup italian seasoned breadcrumbs and combine well. Roll each meatball into the mixture.

Place the meatballs on a greased baking sheet and bake until the chicken is cooked through, about 20 minutes. Place a toothpick in each ball and serve alongside the marinara sauce.


Calories per serving:

237 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Sugar Conscious, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:



  • Fat 94g 144%
  • Carbs 131g 44%
  • Saturated 33g 166%
  • Fiber 13g 52%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 26g
  • Monounsaturated 38g
  • Polyunsaturated 14g
  • Protein 132g 264%
  • Cholesterol 681mg 227%
  • Sodium 5,409mg 225%
  • Calcium 1,102mg 110%
  • Magnesium 241mg 60%
  • Potassium 3,758mg 107%
  • Iron 15mg 81%
  • Zinc 12mg 83%
  • Phosphorus 1,670mg 239%
  • Vitamin A 413µg 46%
  • Vitamin C 14mg 23%
  • Thiamin (B1) 2mg 112%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 2mg 134%
  • Niacin (B3) 43mg 216%
  • Vitamin B6 3mg 163%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 208µg 52%
  • Vitamin B12 4µg 70%
  • Vitamin D 2µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 11mg 55%
  • Vitamin K 111µg 138%
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