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  • Author: Chefjar
  • Total Time: 40 mins
  • Yield: 4-6


These Chicken Meatballs are very juicy on the inside, made of ground chicken, cooked rice, garlic and onion and coated in a luscious, flavorful, delicious creamy sauce.


  • Chicken ( tender chicken breasts or thighs)- 1 kg or 2.2 pounds
  • Cooked rice ( cooled)-1 1/2 cup
  • Small onion ( chopped)- 1
  • Garlic cloves -1
  • Large egg-1
  • Onion powder- 1 tsp.
  • Garlic powder- 1/2 tsp.
  • Paprika-1 tsp.
  • All-purpose flour - 1/3 cup, for dredging
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • Salt- as needed
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  • Unsalted butter-2 tbsp.
  • All-purpose flour-2 tbsp.
  • Chicken broth- 2 cups
  • Sour cream/ Cream cheese-1/4 cup
  • Paprika-1 tsp.
  • Dijon mustard-1/2 tsp.
  • Salt-to taste
  • Fresh parsley ( finely chopped)-1 tbsp.
  • Black pepper- 1/2 tsp or as needed
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  1. Use a meat grinder to grind chicken, rice, garlic and onion, then season with onion powder, garlic, salt and paprika. Add egg and mix for about 5 minutes.
  2. Using a meat baller or with your hands, roll the meat into balls, then roll the balls in all-purpose flour, dusting off excess. Transfer onto a large tray.
  3. In a large skillet heat about 3 tbsp. of vegetable oil over medium heat. Add meatballs gently and saute them until cooked through, about 4 minutes per side, transfer to a plate.
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  5. SAUCE.In the skillet ( you can use the same one), melt butter, then whisk all-purpose flour and continue stirring until lumps free and golden in color.Stir in Dijon mustard, chicken broth , sour cream and paprika. Cook until thickens. Season with salt and black pepper.
  6. Return the meatballs to the skillet, cook for another 2 minutes, then sprinkle with fresh chopped parsley.
  7. Serve with Mashed Potatoes or spaghetti.
  8. Enjoy!
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  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Category: Chicken recipes
  • Cuisine: Russian

Keywords: chicken meatballs, chicken, easy meatballs, dinner