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Chicken Meatballs Recipe

The JUICIEST chicken meatballs ever. Flavor the chicken meat balls with ginger and garlic and you have the best tasting meatballs.  

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword Juicy Chicken Meatballs
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 3 people
Calories 83 kcal


  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 1/4 small onion, diced
  • 3-4 garlic, peeled
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 dashes black pepper
  • 10 cilantro leaves, roughly chopped
  • 3 dashes cayenne pepper
  • oil, for shallow frying


  1. Blend the chicken, onion, garlic, egg white, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a food processor until well combined. Transfer the ground chicken out in a bowl and stir in the chopped cilantro leaves. Add the cayenne pepper. Stir to combine well.

  2. Wet both hands with some water and shape the ground chicken into meatballs and lay on a plate lined with parchment paper. Heat up a pan or skillet with some oil, shallow fry the meatballs until lightly browned or cooked through. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

For kids and toddlers friendly meatballs, fold in the the 2 tablespoons of mashed peas and 2 tablespoons of diced carrots.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Meatballs Recipe
Amount Per Serving (7 people)
Calories 83 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 41mg14%
Sodium 416mg18%
Potassium 287mg8%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 15g30%
Vitamin A 390IU8%
Vitamin C 3.8mg5%
Calcium 9mg1%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.