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Homemade Chicken Meatballs

Make these tasty, juicy chicken meatballs in the oven in less 15 minutes! 

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword chicken meatballs, hidden veggies, homemade chicken meatballs, picky eater
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 20 Meatballs
Calories 84 kcal
Author Charisse Yu


  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 c. shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 c. chopped spinach (optional)
  • 1/2 c. panko bread crumbs
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic salt
  • 1/4 tsp. salt or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper or to taste


Air Fryer Instructions

  1. In a medium sized bowl, combine all ingredients until well incorporated 

  2. Using a cookie scoop, scoop out mixture and form into balls 

  3. Place several meatballs into the air fryer and cook at 370F for 6 minutes. Flip and brown for another 2-3 minutes 

  4. Serve with spaghetti and red sauce, alfredo or even rice.

Baking Instructions

  1. Preheat oven o 400F. Bake meatballs for 25 minutes or until internal temperature is 165F 

  2. Serve with spaghetti and red sauce, alfredo or even rice.

Recipe Notes

  • Use a food thermometer to prevent overcooking 
  • Use a cookie scoop, it will make perfect sized meatballs!
  • If baking, add two tablespoons of olive oil to the mixture to prevent dryness
Nutrition Facts
Homemade Chicken Meatballs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 84 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 32mg11%
Sodium 207mg9%
Potassium 173mg5%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 613IU12%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 90mg9%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.