Breaded Chicken Cheese Balls

Chicken and cheese – nothing says classic comfort better than these. For the most satisfying meal, make this chicken bite-size snack the Brazilian way!

Ingredients (Serves 4)

  • 400g Sadia boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 400g Sadia boneless skinless leg or thigh
  • 1 whole garlic
  • 1 whole onion
  • 2g white pepper powder
  • 10g sea salt
  • 200g rectangular block of any yellow cheese (Gouda, Emmental, Jack)
  • 200g breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Oil for deep-frying
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges


1.Blend the two types of chicken meat to-gether with the onion, garlic, salt and pepper till smooth and consistent.

2.Freeze the chicken paste for 1 hour.

3.Divide the chicken paste into 20 portions and round them into balls.

4.Place 10g cheese in the middle of each ball.

5.Drop the balls into the beaten egg, then coat them with the breadcrumbs.

6.Deep-fry the chicken balls till golden brown.

7.Serve with a squeeze of lemon juice.