Recipe: BBQ Cheddar Jalapeño Chicken Meatballs

recipe: Snacks and Appetizers


Move over cocktail weenies! On game day, my boys go nuts for these chicken meatballs. Not only are they delicious, but I love that we are getting an extra health benefit with chicken in place of beef or pork!



  • 1 lb. 90% lean ground chicken
  • 1-2 jalapeños, seeded and diced (adjust according to your spice preference)
  • 1/2 cup reduced fat shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • Splash of Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp. diced onions
  • 1 tbsp. minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce

From the kitchen of: Slender Kitchen

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