Baked Chicken Meatballs are super juicy and perfect to use in a main dish or as a tasty appetizer!

These ground chicken meatballs are hearty, healthy, and oh so good! Made with simple low carb ingredients like ground chicken, Italian seasonings, almond flour, an egg, and just a pinch of parmesan cheese, these meatballs will satisfy any hungry appetite.

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Ground Chicken Meatballs

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Ingredients & Variations

MEAT: Ground chicken is super healthy and has fewer calories than beef or pork. Turkey is also a great choice! For extra juicy meatballs, use a 1:1 ratio of ground chicken and pork.

BINDER: An egg and almond flour hold all the ingredients together perfectly! Coconut flour and crushed pork rinds will also do.

CHEESE: Parmesan cheese is a dry cheese that helps bind the meatballs together and adds a tangy flavor.

How to Make Chicken Meatballs

All these meatballs need is a little added seasoning, form them into balls and bake!

  1. Mix all ingredients in a large bowl and shape them into meatballs.
  2. Bake until cooked through (as per the recipe below).
  3. Let them rest about 5 minutes before serving.

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What to Serve with Chicken Meatballs?

Chicken meatballs are delicious served as a main meat dish with some Cauliflower Fried RiceSautéed Asparagus and Mushrooms, and a Greek Salad. These tasty morsels definitely complete this colorful and flavorful meal.

Recipe Tips & Tricks!

Meatballs continue to cook when removed from the oven. They should be at an internal temperature of 165°F at the center. To make meatballs ahead, freeze uncooked meatballs on a baking sheet and then transfer them to a zippered bag for up to 2 months. Baked and cooled meatballs can be frozen for up to 4 months. Keep leftovers in the refrigerator and use them within 5 days, reheat in the microwave and use as desired.

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Baked Chicken Meatballs

These baked meatballs are juicy, delicious and so easy to make with the addition of parmesan cheese and Italian seasoning.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings

Equipment

Ingredients  

  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 3 Tablespoons almond flour
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Combine all meatball ingredients in a large bowl and roll into 24 small meatballs.
  • Place on an unlined baking sheet and bake for 18-20 minutes or until cooked through
  • Serve with marinara sauce if desired.

Notes

  • Be sure all chicken based products are cooked to an internal temperature of 165°F at the center.
  • Freeze uncooked meatballs on a baking sheet. Once frozen, transfer to a zippered bag or sealed container. Use up frozen meatballs within 2 months.
  • Freeze cooked and cooled meatballs in the same manner as above for up to 4 months.
  • Refrigerate cooked leftover meatballs in a covered container for up to 5 days
  • Reheat meatballs covered in the oven or in the microwave. Or use in a variety of recipes, thawed or frozen.
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Nutrition Information

Calories: 237kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 148mg | Sodium: 186mg | Potassium: 624mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 125IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 108mg | Iron: 2mg

Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American

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