Mexican Chicken Meatballs

Mexican Chicken Meatballs - A Mexican spin on the traditional Little Italy variety meatball. A great dish to bring to a potluck party.

Recipe: Mexican Chicken Meatballs

Summary: A Mexican spin on the traditional Little Italy variety meatball. A great dish to bring to a potluck party.

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

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Preparation time: 15 minute(s)

Cooking time: 25 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 6

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