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A trio of Chicken Parmesan Meatball Sliders on a white plate.

Chicken Parmesan Meatball Sliders

These Chicken Parmesan Meatball Sliders are juicy with just the right amount of seasoning. The melty mozzarella in the middle is a bonus!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb. ground chicken
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup fresh bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2-3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • 1 tsp. garlic & herb seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 8 mini-fresh mozzarella balls about the diameter of a quarter
  • 2-3 Tbl. olive oil
  • 2 cups marinara sauce
  • 8 slider buns
  • 1/2 cup shaved parmesan cheese

Instructions
 

For meatballs...

  • Combine egg, bread crumbs and next eight ingredients, through red pepper flakes. Add in ground chicken and gently mix by hand until just combined.
  • Form into eight 2-inch diameter meatballs. Press a mozzarella ball into the middle of each meatball and enclose.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Heat a skillet over medium heat and pan-brown meat balls on all sides.
  • Pour marinara into 2-quart casserole. Nestle browned meat balls in sauce. Bake for 25-30 minutes.

To serve...

  • Split slider buns and toast until golden. Place a chicken parmesan meatball on each bun, dollop with marinara sauce & fresh shaved parmesan.