Cranberry Jalapeno Chicken Meatballs Recipe


Cranberry Jalapeno Chicken Meatballs are a delicious and flavorful dish that combines the sweetness of cranberries with the heat of jalapenos. These meatballs are perfect as an appetizer or as a main course. They are easy to make and will surely impress your guests!

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes


  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the ground chicken, breadcrumbs, dried cranberries, jalapeno, Parmesan cheese, parsley, milk, beaten egg, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper. Mix well until all the ingredients are evenly incorporated.
  3. Using your hands, shape the mixture into meatballs, about 1 inch in diameter. Place the meatballs on the prepared baking sheet, leaving some space between each meatball.
  4. Bake the meatballs in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until they are cooked through and golden brown on the outside.
  5. Remove the meatballs from the oven and let them cool for a few minutes before serving.
  6. Serve the cranberry jalapeno chicken meatballs as an appetizer with toothpicks or as a main course with your favorite side dishes.

Enjoy these delicious and flavorful cranberry jalapeno chicken meatballs!