Crunchy Chicken Balls

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Now that I'm retired from teaching, I have plenty of time to entertain. These individual chicken balls are always on the menu...much to the pleasure of my guests.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup finely chopped cooked chicken

  • ¼ cup minced green onions

  • ½ cup finely shredded sharp Cheddar cheese

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • teaspoon pepper

  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise

  • ¾ cup finely chopped pecans or chopped fresh parsley

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine the first six ingredients; mix well. Shape into 3/4-in. balls. Roll in pecans or parsley. Cover and chill.

Tips

Diabetic Exchanges: One serving (prepared with low-fat cheese, light mayonnaise and parsley and without add salt) equals 1 lean meat; also, 49 calories, 79 mg sodium, 16 mg cholesterol, 2 gm carbohydrate, 5 gm protein, 3 gm fat.