Dijon Ground Chicken Meatballs

Last Updated on February 14, 2024

Want a healthy meal option to help you stay on track with your New Year goals? Try these tasty Dijon Ground Chicken Meatballs made with our new product, Pasture-Raised Heirloom Ground Chicken. Have them for dinner or make them ahead of time and enjoy them for lunch throughout the week.

Dijon Ground Chicken Meatballs

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Protein: Poultry
Cut: Ground Chicken, Pasture- Raised Heirloom Ground Chicken
Course: Lunch, Main Course, Meal Prep
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 1.5 lbs Butcher Box Pasture- Raised Heirloom Ground Chicken
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 yellow onion diced
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • 5 garlic cloves minced
  • Salt & pepper
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup dijon mustard
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tsp corn starch
  • 2 tsp cold water
  • Fresh parsley


  • In a large bowl, combine ground chicken, egg, diced yellow onion, breadcrumbs, garlic, salt & pepper and mix well. Using a large tablespoon or cookie scoop, scoop & roll into meatballs. Chill in freezer for 10-15 minutes.
  • In a large pan over medium heat add olive oil and place meatballs in a single layer, making sure they don't touch (this may need to be done in multiple batches).
  • Cook for 4-5 minutes per side until the meatballs are browned and cooked through, then remove from the pan
  • Add chicken broth, dijon mustard, maple syrup and heavy cream into the pan, scraping off any brown bits from the bottom and mixing to evenly to combine. Bring to a simmer.
  • Whisk together corn starch and cold water, then add to the sauce and mix again until well combined. Add meatballs back in and simmer for another 4-6 minutes
  • Top with fresh parsley & serve over rice!
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