As you will see from the recipe, cheesy chicken parmesan meatballs in a crock pot are simple and prepared quickly enough. The dish is perfect for those who have to follow a low-fat diet. The meal does not include many calories. Similar recipes for steamed cutlets can also be made from beef minced meat. But It would be better to add some milk for the more tender mince texture. The steaming time also should be increased to 40 minutes. As a side dish, potatoes, fresh vegetable salad or rice suit perfectly.
- Chicken fillet (or ready minced meat) – 500 g.
- Parmesan – 100 g .
- Chicken egg – 1 pc.
- Onion – 1 head
- Semolina – 4 tbs.
- Salt and ground black pepper to taste
How to cook cheesy chicken parmesan meatballs in a crock pot
Step 1. Prepare the minced chicken meat. You can grind chicken breast in a blender or use ready-made minced meat from the store in the recipe.
Step 2. Grate the hard cheese and add it to the minced meat.
Step 3. Then take the middle-size onion. It must be finely chopped, the smaller the better.
Step 4. Add the egg and semolina. Do not forget to salt and pepper.
Step 5. Then mix all the ingredients until it becomes a homogenies mixture.
Step 6. Form walnut-size minced meatballs. The number varies depending on the size of cutlets, approximately 15-18 pieces. Pour water into the bowl of the slow cooker, turn on the device itself. It is necessary to choose the steaming mode.
Step 8. After the device signal puts the meatballs in the steamer basket for 30 minutes, the rest can be placed on a board sprinkled with flour and sent to the freezer. In this case, you can save time when you cook next time. You will only have to get them from the freezer, defrost them very slightly and steam or fry them in a frying pan, as you want. So, you can vary cooking method.
Enjoy your meal!