Greek Chicken Meatballs come together easily with a few simple ingredients making them the perfect easy weeknight meal! It is a delicious healthy dinner option ready in less than 30 minutes! Pair them with homemade tzatziki sauce, hummus, olives, cucumber, and rice for a hearty, healthy meal! (This meatball recipe is naturally gluten-free and dairy-free.)

If you love Mediterranean-inspired dishes, then you’ll have to check out my One-Pot Greek Orzo with Lamb MeatballsMediterranean Pasta Salad with Lemon Basil Vinaigrette, or Incredible Baba Ganoush next!

greek chicken meatballs plated with peppers, olives, rice, sliced cucumbers, lemon, and a small bowl of homemade tzatziki sauce

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Mediterranean food is one of my favorite types of cuisine, especially after spending 2 months living in Greece!! These chicken meatballs are a particular favorite of mine because of how easy and quick they are to make. You simply combine the ingredients in one large bowl, form the meatballs, and bake them in the oven!

You’ll Love These Healthy Greek Chicken Meatballs! They Are:

  • Packed with flavor from the fresh herbs and spices
  • Great for a healthy meal option
  • Naturally Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Whole30, and Paleo
  • Pair well with just about anything!
greek chicken meatballs plated with peppers, olives, rice, sliced cucumbers, lemon, and a small bowl of homemade tzatziki sauce

Ingredients You’ll Need To Make These Greek Chicken Meatballs

  • Ground Chicken- I Love Butcher Box!
  • Fresh Herbs- Parsley and mint are key here! You can also throw in some fresh dill too!
  • Spices- Amplify the flavor of these meatballs with a simple blend of coriander, oregano, cumin, salt, and pepper.
  • Egg and Almond Flour– This helps bind the ingredients and keeps the meatballs from drying out during cooking. You can also use breadcrumbs instead of almond flour or skip the almond flour altogether. I’ve made these meatballs with and without almond flour and they turned out perfect both times!
  • Onion and Garlic– Because it wouldn’t be the best meatballs without them!
ingredients needed to make greek chicken meatballs in a large bowl: ground chicken, almond flour, garlic, mint, parsley, seasonings, onion, and egg

How To Make Greek Chicken Meatballs

  1. Combine the ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Roll the mixture into meatballs.
  3. Line a baking dish with parchment paper. Bake in a preheated oven at 400°F for 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown and cooked all the way through.
  4. Garnish with fresh parsley. Serve with your favorite side dishes. Enjoy!
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What To Eat With Greek Chicken Meatballs?

Side dish options for these meatballs are endless! You can pair them with fluffy rice, a robust salad, Kalamata olives, feta cheese, dipping sauces, peppers, and more! Here are a few of my favorite side dishes to pair with these chicken meatballs:

Healthy Sauce For Chicken Meatballs!

Tzatziki Sauce is a customary sauce served with Greek meatballs! Instead of using traditional Greek yogurt to make tzatziki sauce, we use rich, creamy cashew yogurt. It has a similar consistency as Greek yogurt and is the perfect dairy-free AND whole30 option! Our friends have raved about our dairy-free tzatziki sauce and have been so happy that they do not have to miss out on one of their favorite sauces!

overhead shot of dairy free tzatziki in a bowl with a spoon, sliced cucumber on the slice, with cherry tomatoes and lemon on surface

Common Questions

What are Greek Chicken Meatballs Made Of?

Greek or Mediterranean meatballs generally consist of a blend of spices, onion, garlic, and fresh herbs like mint, coriander, and parsley. The blend of herbs and spices makes them ultra-flavorful and easy to make!

How many eggs do you need for meatballs?

You typically need 1-2 eggs per pound of ground meat. The eggs help the meatballs retain their shape and prevent them from drying out while cooking.

Do meatballs get more tender the longer they cook?

No, cooking meatballs too long can result in tough or dry meatballs. If they are simmering too long in liquid, they can become mushy and fall apart.

Greek chicken meatballs with tzatziki

greek chicken meatballs plated with peppers, olives, rice, sliced cucumbers, lemon, and a small bowl of homemade tzatziki sauce

Want To Make These Greek Chicken Meatballs In The Air Fryer?

Making these meatballs in the air fryer is super easy! After forming the meatballs, place them in the air fryer basket in a single layer with space in between each (work in batches if necessary). Cook the meatballs at 400°F for 12-15 minutes, flipping halfway through. An instant thermometer inserted into the meatball should read 165°F+ when the chicken is fully cooked. 

I love making meatballs in the air fryer! For more detailed instructions, check out my The Best Air Fryer Cheese Stuffed Meatballs recipe!

How To Store Leftover Meatballs

Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days. Rewarm the meatballs in the microwave, on the stovetop, or in the air fryer.

How To Freeze These Greek Chicken Meatballs?

To freeze, simply place the cooked meatballs in an airtight container or freezer bag (make sure they are completely cooled first), then put them in the freezer. You can freeze these bison meatballs for up to 3 months. When you are ready to enjoy the meatballs, transfer them to the refrigerator to thaw overnight. Then, warm the meatballs and serve with your favorite sauce.

mediterranean meatballs plated with rice tomatoes and olives

I hope you enjoy this Greek Chicken Meatball Recipe! 

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Easy Greek Chicken Meatballs

Greek Chicken Meatballs are the perfect easy weeknight meal! Pair them with homemade tzatziki sauce, olives, cucumber, and rice for a hearty, delicious meal!
4.99 from 58 votes
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Healthy Options
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 259kcal
Author: Capri Lilly

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Ground Chicken
  • 1/4 cup Red Onion, finely minced
  • 4 Garlic Cloves, minced
  • 1/3 cup Fresh Parsley, finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp Fresh Mint, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Ground Coriander
  • 1 tsp Dried Oregano
  • 1 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Red Pepper Flakes, optional
  • 1/4 cup Almond Flour optional
  • 1 Large Egg
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste

Instructions

  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  • Combine the ingredients in a large bowl.
  • Roll the mixture into 1 1/2" meatballs.
  • Place on the baking sheet, making sure there is space between each meatball. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown and cooked all the way through. (an instant thermometer inserted into the meatball should read 165°F when fully cooked)
  • Garnish with fresh parsley. Serve with your favorite side dishes. Enjoy!

Notes

Want To Make These Greek Chicken Meatballs In The Air Fryer?

Making these meatballs in the air fryer is super easy! After forming the meatballs, place them in the air fryer basket in a single layer with space in between each (work in batches if necessary). Cook the meatballs at 400°F for 12-15 minutes, flipping halfway through. An instant thermometer inserted into the meatball should read 165°F+ when the chicken is fully cooked.

Nutrition

Serving: 3meatballs | Calories: 259kcal
nutrition facts for good food baddie greek chicken meatballs recipe: servings 4, calories 259, total fat 10.9g, cholesterol 147mg, sodium 122mg, total carbohydrate 3.5g, protein 35.5g

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14 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    I loved the uniqueness of these greek chicken meatballs. We usually go with the same boring beef, but these may be our new preferred protein.

  2. 5 stars
    My husband absolutely loved these meatballs! The meatballs were juicy, tender, and the bold Greek flavors really shined through.

  3. 5 stars
    I made a power bowl with these meatballs and have enjoyed them for three meals in a row now without getting tired. Thank you!

  4. 5 stars
    Great way to switch up meatballs!! I usually use ground beef but needed a change and this recipe hit the spot. They were also very moist which can be hard to achieve with chicken meatballs. Thanks for sharing

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