Baked Chicken Meatballs

16/03/2020 AMBER, Canteen recipes, Everyday, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, HKA Kitchen, Hot meals, Lunchbox, Party food ideas, Recipes, Uncategorized

AMBER (ACT & SA)

EVERYDAY (NSW)

Makes 60 meatballs

Ingredients:

  • 2 kg chicken mince
  • 4.5 cups wholemeal breadcrumbs
  • 10 large eggs
  • 1.5 tablespoons garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoons mixed herbs, dried or fresh
  • 3 medium onions, diced
  • 4 medium carrots, grated

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C.
  2. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
  3. In a large bowl, combine chicken, breadcrumbs, eggs, garlic, herbs, onion and carrot.
  4. Measure out approximately 1.5 tablespoons of the mixture and roll lightly to form a ball. Repeat with remaining mixture.
  5. Place meatballs onto prepared baking sheet, then bake for 18-20 minutes until golden brown or cooked through.
  6. Serve 2-3 meatballs with a meal.

Variations:

  • Replace chicken with lean beef, pork or turkey mince.
  • This recipe can be used in meals such as: spaghetti with bolognaise sauce, meatball subs, salads or served as a hot meal with rice.

Tips:

  • You can use dried mixed herbs or if herbs are grown in your home or school garden use fresh herbs such as basil, rosemary and thyme.
  • This recipe freezes well.

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