Chicken Parmesan Meatballs

Chicken Parmesan Meatballs
Staff Writer


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, Pork Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:



  • Fat 12g 18%
  • Carbs 16g 5%
  • Saturated 4g 21%
  • Fiber 2g 6%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 3g
  • Monounsaturated 5g
  • Polyunsaturated 2g
  • Protein 17g 33%
  • Cholesterol 85mg 28%
  • Sodium 676mg 28%
  • Calcium 138mg 14%
  • Magnesium 30mg 8%
  • Potassium 470mg 13%
  • Iron 2mg 10%
  • Zinc 2mg 10%
  • Phosphorus 209mg 30%
  • Vitamin A 52µg 6%
  • Vitamin C 2mg 3%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 14%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 17%
  • Niacin (B3) 5mg 27%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 20%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 26µg 6%
  • Vitamin B12 1µg 9%
  • Vitamin D 0µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 1mg 7%
  • Vitamin K 14µg 17%
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