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Cheesy Chicken Balls

Cheesy chicken balls are a fun and delicious way to enjoy chicken. The crispy exterior gives way to a tender and juicy chicken center that's filled with gooey melted cheese. They make a great party appetizer or a fun family dinner.

93% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Cheesy Chicken Balls

Under 30 minutes


for 16 balls

  • 2 chicken breasts, cooked
  • 2 egg yolks
  • ¼ cup plain flour (30 g)
  • 1 ¾ cups shredded mozzarella cheese (175 g)
  • 2 spring onions, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup bread crumbs (100 g)

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 141
  • Fat 5g
  • Carbs 11g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugar 0g
  • Protein 11g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Shred the cooked chicken breasts in a bowl using 2 forks.
  2. Transfer the chicken to a larger bowl and pour in the egg yolks, flour, cheese, spring onions, paprika, rosemary, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  3. Mix together and then roll the mixture into balls using your hands.
  4. Coat the balls in breadcrumbs.
  5. Heat up a litre of oil in a frying pan and deep fry the balls for about 3 minutes.
  6. Enjoy!
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Cheesy Chicken Balls