All Purpose Chicken Meatballs

October 6, 2017 by Jenny Melrose

All purpose chicken meatballs can be used for many different meals. A great basic recipe to have on hand for easy dinners.

Chicken Meatballs

It is nice to have go-to recipes on hand so when you are in a pinch and don’t know what to make you pull them out. That is why I love these baked, all purpose chicken meatballs. They can be served with a side of marinara or BBQ sauce or served with pasta or on a sandwich. These are even delicious wrapped up in lettuce. 

Baked chicken meatballs

My kids can be picky eaters but these meatballs are one of their favorite things. They like to pick them up and dunk them in ketchup. 🙂 This recipe is great for week night meals because they can be made in 30 minutes. 

With only a few simple ingredients you can whip these chicken meatballs up in a flash. Start by mixing together Panko bread crumbs and milk. Let sit for a couple of minutes. This helps keep the meatballs really moist. Take the mixture and combine with ground chicken, dried Italian seasonings and salt. Roll into 1 – inch balls and bake for 30 minutes. 

chicken meatballs

Ways to use these meatballs:

  • Serve with spaghetti squash
  • Place on a sandwich with provolone and marinara
  • Appetizer with BBQ sauce
  • With pasta

These chicken meatballs can be frozen. To freeze, place cooked meatballs on a baking sheet in a freezer. Once frozen, place meatballs in freezer bags. To reheat, bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes or until heated through. 

Enjoy!

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Chicken Meatballs

All purpose chicken meatballs can be used for many different meals. A great basic recipe to have on hand for easy dinners.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 20 meatballs
Author Heather

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 cup Panko bread crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line baking sheet with foil and spray with non-stick cooking spray.

  2. Mix together bread crumbs and milk in a bowl and let sit for 2 minutes.

  3. In a medium bowl mix together ground chicken, spices and bread crumbs and milk mixture until well combined. 

  4. Roll into 1 inch balls and place on prepared baking sheet.

  5. Bake for 30 minutes. 

 

 

 

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