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Mini Mexican Meatball Recipe

With the holiday season fast approaching, the team from the British Columbia Chicken Marketing Board wants to help you check off items on your to-do list by providing you with some simple chicken recipes that are perfect for any holiday party. For a great appetizer that both adults and kids will enjoy, try our mini Mexican meatball recipe from our Buy BC initiative.

Always in Season

No matter what part of BC you will be celebrating in this year, chicken is always in season, making it the ideal option for any holiday feast or party. Using easy chicken recipes like our mini Mexican meatballs can also be a great way to make your holiday feast more interactive. Consider having the kids help out in the kitchen by having the younger kids help with rolling out the meatballs, while the older kids help with chopping the ingredients and cooking the meatballs.

Mini Mexican Meatballs

Whether you are having a casual get together with friends this holiday season or you are trying to impress your coworkers at the office holiday party, mini Mexican meatballs provide over-the-top flavour and can be easily made ahead of time and then reheated for the event.

This mini Mexican meatball recipe serves up to eight people and can be ready in as little as 45 minutes (15-minute prep time and 30-minute cook time). With only 181 calories per serving, your guests will not have to feel guilty about indulging in this delicious appetizer.

Mini Mexican Meatball Ingredients

In order to make this simple, delicious chicken recipe, you will need:

  • Ground chicken
  • Jalapeno
  • Ground cumin
  • Ground chili powder
  • Salt
  • Egg
  • Tortilla chips
  • Grated cheddar cheese or Monterey Jack cheese
  • Canned diced tomatoes
  • Salsa
  • Fresh coriander

View the full recipe.

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