Main Dishes

Mexican Chicken Meatballs

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You can serve these over rice as a main course, or with toothpicks as a festive finger food.

12
Makes 4 – 6 servings

Ingredients
For the meatballs:
1 pound ground chicken thigh meat
2 shallots, minced
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 cup cilantro, minced
3/4 cups fresh white breadcrumbs
1 egg
1 tablespoon ketchup
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon salt
For the sauce:
1 small yellow onion, diced
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 jalapeno, minced
One 28-ounce can crushed tomatoes (or tomato puree)
2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 cup cilantro leaves, divided
1 cup shredded jack or mild cheddar cheese
Directions: Preheat the oven to 400°F. In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients for the meatballs. Form into small 1 1/2 inch balls (you should get 20 or so), and arrange them about 1 inch apart on a...
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Nutritions

Calories
141

Sodium
817mg
34% DV

Fat
5g
7% DV

Protein
9g
18% DV

Carbs
15g
5% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV