A hoagie roll loaded with fresh marinara, melted mozzarella over chicken parmesan meatballs
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5 from 15 votes

Baked Chicken Parmesan Meatball Recipe

Baked Chicken Parmesan Meatballs are delicious over a plate of pasta for dinner or served with sauces or dips as appetizers.  They're quick, easy, and delicious!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 4 sandwiches
Author Julie Menghini

Ingredients

Meatballs

  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 1 egg large
  • 1/4 cup Italian bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup grated Pecorino Romano cheese
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper

Breading

  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1/4 cup Italian bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt

Marinara

  • 14 oz can of diced tomatoes don't drain
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning

Remaining Ingredients

  • 4 oz fresh mozzarella
  • fresh parsley optional
  • hoagie rolls or pasta optional

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil and spray with non-stick cooking spray. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, combine ground chicken, bread crumbs, pecorino romano cheese, egg, garlic powder, salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning.
  • Roll chicken mixture into 1-1/2" meatballs and put on prepared pan. (I used a 1-1/2 Tbl scoop)
  • Combine egg, 1 tablespoon of water and whip together with a fork.  In a separate bowl combine panko, breadcrumbs, Italian seasoning, and salt.  Glaze the meatballs with the egg mixture and then roll them in the breading mix.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until the register an internal temperature of 165°F.
  • While meatballs bake, add a can of diced tomatoes to a 9 to 10-inch saucepan. Add garlic powder and Italian seasoning. Cook until most of the liquid has cooked off. About 10 minutes.

Assembly

  • Turn the oven to broil and put the oven rack in the top 1/4 of the oven or about 10 inches from the top.  Add mozzarella to the top of each meatball.  Broil until melted.  Watch carefully this will only take about 5 minutes.
  • Place meatballs in a hoagie roll (if using) and top with sauce.  Garnish with fresh parsley.

Notes

Nutritional value doesn't include hoagie rolls or pasta.  You can also use store-bought marinara for convenience.  Serving size is 4 meatballs per sandwich.  The recipe makes approximately 16 meatballs.

Nutrition

Calories: 421kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 214mg | Sodium: 1233mg | Potassium: 875mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 505IU | Vitamin C: 9.2mg | Calcium: 378mg | Iron: 3.8mg
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