Chicken Chipotle Meatballs

  • 2 lbs. ground chicken
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 1/2 cup plain bread crumbs
  • 1 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 Tbsp. Art of Chipotle, Chipotle Paste
  • 1 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 3 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped cilantro

Mix all ingredients well.  Roll meatballs (1 1/2 inch diameter)and freeze or cook.

Saute meatballs on the stove with 2 tsp canola oil in a large skillet over medium heat (taking care not to overcrowd the pan).  Turn frequently to brown on all sides, until cooked through.  Small meatballs will take 8 to 10 min.

OR:  Bake meatballs in a 350 degree oven in a glass baking sheet.  Small meatballs will take 25 minutes.

OR:  Freeze meatballs for 20 minutes, then skewer them close together on prepared kabob sticks and grill over medium-high heat on oiled grates, turning occasionally until cooked through.  Small meatballs will take about 10 minutes.

Pour one of our chipotle sauces over the meatballs before serving.  This picture shows Sweet Heat Addiction as a sauce.

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrition (per serving: 4 meatballs): 213 calories, 77 calories from fat, 8.2 g total fat, 102.6 mg cholesterol, 405 mg sodium, 128.7 mg potassium, 7.8 g carbohydrates, 1.1 g fiber, 1.6 g sugar, 25.4 g protein.