Easy Chicken Balls

Easy Chicken Balls

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"A mixture of ground chicken, three cheeses, cloves, onion, eggs and seasoning makes for great golden fried chicken balls!"


30 m servings 522 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 522 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 9.1 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 99g
  • 32%
  • Protein:
  • 19.1 g
  • 38%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 74 mg
  • 25%
  • Sodium:
  • 785 mg
  • 31%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl combine the chicken, onion, cloves, ricotta cheese, mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, ketchup, basil, parsley and eggs. Mix well and form about 30 balls out of the mixture, using hands.
  2. Roll balls in extra Parmesan cheese and cracker crumbs. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat and fry chicken balls until golden brown, 15 to 20 minutes.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 23 Ratings


I left out the ricotta (forgot to buy) and the cloves. I did notice that the 2 eggs seemed to make the mixture very "wet" so I added some bread crumbs to make it easier to handle. I also didn'...

I actually baked these instead of frying them. I also added a little minced garlic. Family loved it!

I grilled this in patties on foil. It stuck to the foil and the only discernable flavor was of cloves of which I only used half the amount. Ground chicken needs to be used for an amorphous pr...

Very tasty! I actually flattened mine in the pan and created a "cake" instead of a ball; they resembled crab or salmon cakes. My husband loved them and suggested we make sandwiches out of the ...

I didnt have ricotta cheese and thought it was just fine without it. I did as soemone else suggested and baked instead of fried these at 425 for 20 minutes... everyone finished their plates inc...

Tasty! Didn't have ricotta, but will try again using it (drain first?). Let the mixture sit (or in fridge) for 10 minutes to absorb some of the moisture before handling. Used corn flakes as coat...

My husband LOVED these! Next time I think I will try to put a chunk of mozzarella in the middle of each - like a chicken mozzarella stick!

seemed a lil bland so i added more spices

I thought this was a total waste of good ingredients. I really wanted to like these, but they just didn't work the way the recipe was intended and tasted really strange. I mixed up all the ing...