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Indian chicken meatballs recipe
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Baked Indian Chicken Meatballs

Baked chicken meatballs is that one thing that my family can't get enough of. To change it up, we decided to go with some authentic Indian flavor to elevate them and add in some spicy into our lives! 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: appetizer, baked chicken meatballs, bakes indian chicken meatballs, chicken meatballs, healthy, indian, indian meatballs, spices
Servings: 17 meatball


For the chicken meatballs

  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • ¼ cup bread crumbs
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp coriander
  • ½ tsp parsley
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • ¼ tsp ground fennel seeds
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tbsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp red chili flakes
  • 2 tsp salt
  • ½ tbsp grated ginger
  • 1 tbsp grated garlic
  • ¼ cup chopped up cilantro

For the glaze

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tbsp grated garlic
  • ½ tbsp grated ginger
  • 1 tbsp tomato sauce
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp lemon
  • A pinch of red chili flakes


  • First start by preheating the oven to 400 degrees. Line your baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, place the chicken, breadcrumbs, turmeric, coriander, garam masala, ground fennel seeds, black pepper, paprika, red chili flakes, ginger, garlic, and the cilantro together. Mix everything in together making sure that it is well incorporated.
  • Make 17 equally sized balls and transfer them on the parchment paper covered baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes then remove form the oven and set aside.
    Indian chicken meatballs recipe
  • For the glaze, heat the oil in a large pan over medium-high heat.add in the garlic and the ginger and saute for a couple of minutes, this will make the ginger and garlic very aromatic. Add in the tomato sauce, the soy sauce, the lemon juice and a pinch of red chili flakes, cook this for a ew more minutes then drop in the cooked chicken meatballs. Toss them around until they are covered in glaze and enjoy!
    Indian chicken meatballs recipe


Serving: 0g | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg