Chicken Marsala Meatballs Recipe

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This chicken marsala meatballs recipe is a new easy take on a tradition Chicken Marsala recipe. I made the traditional chicken marsala recipe in the slow cooker a few weeks ago. It tasted so good that I had to make it again with a new twist!

Chicken Marsala Meatballs Recipe

Chicken Marsala Meatballs

You know what I just love about chicken marsala? It’s the taste the marsala wine has after simmering. Then the mushrooms and onions carmelize in the sauce, giving it a tangy taste that is irresistible. And you can’t forget about the crunch of the parmesan cheese – the best part! 

I loved chicken marsala so much that I just had to change things up a bit and turn them into oversized meatballs. The result is a culinary delight! Your entire family will just love it! 

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Chicken Marsala Meatballs Ingredients 

The entire recipe is at the bottom of this post. Here is what you will need from the store before you begin making these chicken marsala meatballs. 

  • Ground chicken
  • Eggs
  • Minced Garlic Cloves
  • Grated parmesan cheese 
  • Breadcrumbs
  • Yellow onion
  • Fresh parsley 
  • Flour
  • Salt and pepper

How to Make Chicken Marsala Sauce

The best thing about these meatballs is the chicken marsala sauce! And you can make this sauce and use it on chicken breasts and drumsticks too. This is what you need to make the best chicken marsala sauce on the planet. 

  • Sliced Mushrooms
  • Marsala wine
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • Rosemary 
  • Water
  • Green onion
  • Chicken stock

Instructions

Here’s how to make this addicting and scrumptious chicken marsala sauce. 

  • Add oil to the pan.
  • Once the oil is hot, add the sliced mushrooms to the pan, cooking until softened and browned.
  • Add the Marsala wine , Rosemary, salt, pepper, and water.
  • Reduce the liquid by half.

That’s it! When the meatballs are finished cooking, you can just smother them in this sauce! 

Tools & Supplies

How To Make Chicken Meatballs

Here’s how to make oversized chicken meatballs. It’s so easy your kids can help you! 

  • Preheat oven to 400 Degrees F.
  • Mince the garlic cloves and half of a yellow onion in the food processor.
  • Mince some fresh parsley spring to make 1/2 cup of parsley.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix together the rest of the ingredients.
  • Form the meat mix into 8 large oversized meatballs.
  • Bake until browned and firm, 25 to 30 minutes.

Can you make the meatballs ahead? 

You can make the meatballs up to 1 day in advance. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate to store. You can substitute Marsala wine with white wine or sherry.

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Chicken Marsala Meatballs Recipe

Chicken Marsala Meatballs Recipe made with oversized meatballs in the oven and then chicken marsala sauce - a new easy to make take on an Italian Classic
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Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Marsala, Meatballs, Mushrooms
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 750kcal
Author: Aprilgolightly

Ingredients

Chicken MeatBalls Ingredients

  • 2 pounds chicken ground
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 cloves garlic finely minced
  • 2 cups parmesan grated
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 yellow onion finely minced in food processor
  • 1/2 cup parsley finely minced in food processor
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • 1/2 tbsp Pepper

Marsala Sauce Ingredients

  • 8 oz. Cremini Mushrooms sliced
  • 1 cup marsala wine
  • 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp Rosemary
  • 3 Tbsp. Water
  • 1 Green onion chopped
  • ½ cup Chicken Stock

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 Degrees F.
  • Mince 4 garlic cloves, 1/2 yellow onion in the food processor.
  • Mince fresh parsley spring to make 1/2 cup of parsley.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix together 2 pounds ground chicken, 2 eggs, minced garlic and onions, 2 cups grated parmesan, 1 cup plain breadcrumbs, 1/2 cup minced parsley, 2 tbsp flour, 1 tbsp Salt, 1/2 tbsp black pepper needing the meat until completely mixed.
  • Form the meat mix into 8 large oversized meatballs.
  • Bake until browned and firm, 25 to 30 minutes.
  • In a pan on medium-high heat, while the meatballs are baking, start cooking the marsala sauce.
  • Add 1 Tbsp. oil to the pan.
  • Once the oil is hot, add 8 sliced mushrooms to pan, cooking until softened and browned.
  • Add 1 cup Marsala wine , 1 tsp rosemary, 1 tbsp salt, 1 tbsp pepper, and 3 tbsp water.
  • Reduce liquid by half.
  • When meatballs are done baking, add them to the pan with the marsala sauce.
  • Toss in sauce until well coated.
  • Add in sliced green onion.

Nutrition

Calories: 750kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 47g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 198mg | Sodium: 3490mg | Potassium: 759mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1325IU | Vitamin C: 14.3mg | Calcium: 707mg | Iron: 4.4mg

How to Make Chicken Marsala Meatballs

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  1. Looks great! Thank you for sharing with us at #HomeMattersParty . We would love to have you again next week.

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