French Onion Stuffed Chicken Meatballs are a delicious childhood favorite. It has the texture of a meatball but tastes like French Onion Soup! These delicious stuffed chicken meatballs will be sure to please everyone at your next dinner party or family gathering. French Onion Stuffed Chicken Meatballs are full of flavor with only two ingredients. They’re great as an appetizer or main course at your next party. You can even freeze them before cooking if you need more time on game day! These stuffed chicken meatballs will be sure to please everyone at your next dinner party or family gathering.
- 1 pound ground chicken
- ¾ cup panko bread crumbs
- 1 (1.4 ounce) package dry French onion soup mix (such as Knorr®), divided
- 1 pinch ground black pepper
- 2 ounces mini mozzarella balls
- ¾ cup water
- 1 tablespoon heavy cream
Step 1– Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil.
Step 2– Combine ground chicken, bread crumbs, 4 tablespoons French onion soup mix, and pepper in a bowl; blend well. Cover and let mixture rest for 10 minutes.
Step 3– Portion chicken mixture into balls using a 1 1/2-tablespoon scoop. Press a mozzarella ball into each chicken ball and roll between your hands to enclose the cheese. Place stuffed chicken balls onto the baking sheet.
Step 4– Bake in the preheated oven until meatballs are lightly browned and cooked through, about 18 minutes.
Step 5– Meanwhile, heat remaining French onion mix, water, and cream in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook until slightly thickened. Serve sauce over stuffed chicken balls.
This simple recipe will be sure to please everyone at your next dinner party or family gathering. You can even serve them with marinara sauce on top for dipping if you want more flavor! It’s also perfect as an appetizer for parties because they’re bite-sized and there’s no utensils needed.