• Serves 10
  • 45 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 7 Ingredients


Whenever I make these meatballs for dinner in a tomato sauce served with pasta I always make extra meatballs just so I can freeze them to take out for a different lunch to take to school instead of sandwiches.

Ingredients (serves 10)

  • 500g chicken mince
  • 60g grated parmesan
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 cup fresh white breadbrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tbs parsley, chopped
  • 1 tsp salt (or to taste)


  1. Mix all ingredients together, shape tablespoons of mixture into small balls and chill for an hour to firm up.
  2. Heat oil in a shallow pand and fry the balls in batches until golden brown all over.
  3. Serve with buttered rice with added peas and corn and some broccoli on the side (as in the photo) in a thermos bowl to keep it warm.


Alternately you can serve them cold on a skewer with whatever you like (my kids like it alternating with cubes of cheese, carrot and cucumber) To make it Gluten Free use Gluten Free bread.

  • I think this recipe would go down a treat with my family. Thanks for sharing.


  • I’d never even considered chicken meatballs until I saw this recipe. I think I need a spare hard drive just for recipes now, because I’m finding so many amazing ones on this site!


  • this recipe looks amazing


  • Great recipe,l would love these cold for work! Thanks.


  • Love the idea of doing these in bulk and freezing them for lunches/protein snacks for me/easy dinner with some steamed veges


  • Agreat idea wish I had seen this yesterday would had been better the having mince with veggies. This could had been great for work last night.


  • What a great idea – my kids would love meatballs for school lunches. Thanks for the inspiration!


  • This looks like a great meal for the whole family. Very vesatile!


  • Well this is now going to be the kids dinner tonight! Thanks for sharing this easy and tasty dish


  • thanks for sharing. looks absolutely gorgeous in a lunch box! will do this for my husband!


  • These look delicious. I can’t wait to make this recipe. Thanks for sharing.


  • Fantastic! Thank you very much for sharing! Looking forward to trying it! :D


  • I like this way to cook chicken – I will try it for a family meal soon.


  • I’ve just pulled out Jerusalem by Yottam to make his Turkey and Courgette Burgers… May use this instead, sounds way easier


  • Really like this recipe – they look really great for family meals.


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