Broccoli Chicken Balls

Course: Main Course
Keyword: broccoli, chicken, omnia,, cheese, rice, lemon
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 9 Balls
Calories: 279kcal
Author: Galley Kat
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  • 2 Tbsp Olive oil
  • 2 Cups Chopped broccoli
  • 1 Clove Garlic
  • 2 Green onions Chopped
  • 2 Cups Finely chopped cooked chicken
  • 1 Large egg
  • 3/4 Cups Panko crumbs
  • 2 Cups Shredded sharp cheddar Or cheese of choice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Extra olive oil for drizzling
  • Cooked rice for serving
  • Lemon wedges for serving

For yogurt sauce

  • 2/3 Cups Greek yogurt
  • 2-3 Tbsp Chopped fresh herbs I used mint, dill, parsley and chives
  • 1 Tbsp Fresh lemon juice


  • Heat oil in a fry pan and saute broccoli, garlic and onion until broccoli is lightly charred.
  • Remove mixture to a food processor and take it for a spin until no large chunks remain.  Optional if no food processor is available, spread out onto a chopping board and with a sharp knife dice as finely as possible
  • In a large bowl combine chicken, egg, cheese, panko and seasonings.
  • When broccoli mixture has cooled, stir into chicken mixture.
  • Form mixture into balls.  I used an ice cream scoop.
  • Drizzle with extra olive oil
  • For Omnia:  Arrange formed balls around the cooking pan, cover and place on a pre-heated base plate.  Cooked on high for five minutes then reduce heat to medium low and continue to cook until heated through and lightly browned (about 15-20 minutes
  • For conventional ovens: Bake in a preheated 350 ° F  (177 ° C) oven until lightly browned (about 15-20 minutes)

For yogurt sauce

  • Stir ingredients together and let rest while the balls are cooking.


Special equipment: Omnia Stove Top Oven , ice cream scoop, food processor (all optional)


Calories: 279kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 263mg | Potassium: 235mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 465IU | Vitamin C: 19.6mg | Calcium: 237mg | Iron: 1.5mg