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Chicken meatballs in a skillet of garlic butter.

Chicken Meatballs

The best chicken meatballs baked until golden brown and flavored with garlic, herbs and spices. These meatballs are great served as an appetizer, or over a big plate of spaghetti.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 310kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 2 pounds ground chicken 96% lean
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
  • cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a sheet pan with foil, and coat the foil with cooking spray.
  • Place 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 the meatballs in a single layer on the baking pan.
  • Bake for 20 minutes, or until meatballs are browned and cooked through. Sprinkle with parsley, then serve.


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