Chicken and Rice Meatballs

Prep Time 15 min Cook Time 17 min


1 pound ground chicken

1 egg, whisked

1/3 cup fine almond flour

1 ½ teaspoons sea salt

1 tablespoon dried parsley

1 teaspoon each garlic and onion powder

1/2 teaspoon cracked pepper

¼ teaspoon dried sage

1 1/3 cup cooked and cooled jasmine rice


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Arrange an oven rack in the top third of the oven. Grease a 12-inch cast iron skillet with fat of choice. 
  2. In a large bowl, combine the ground chicken with the egg. Stir in the almond flour and seasonings. Finally, mix in the cooked and cooled rice until well combined. 
  3. Add any of the bonus additions listed above in the article, if choosing to use. 
  4. Using a 1/3-cup measuring cup, form 8 to 9 meatballs and place in cast iron skillet. 
  5. Bake for 15 minutes. Turn the broiler on high and broil for 1 to 2 minutes to lightly brown the top of the meatballs. 
  6. Serve with hummus, pesto, baba ghanoush, guacamole or your favorite dip!


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