You are here: Home » Recipes » Greek-Style Oven Braised Chicken Meatballs Greek-Style Oven Braised Chicken Meatballs Yield servings PrintEmail Ingredients meatballs1 pound ground chicken3 tablespoons uncooked long grain rice2 tablespoons minced dill3 cloves cloves garlic, chopped1 -- egg1 tablespoon chopped parsley1/2 teaspoon saltsauce2 tablespoons butter1/4 cup all purpose flour1 can 14.5 ounce can chicken broth1 whole lemon, zest grated, juice squeezed -- salt, to taste -- white pepper, to tastegarnish1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese2 tablespoons chopped Greek olives3 teaspoons chopped parsley Instructions To make the meatballs, knead all ingredients together with your hands and then form into walnut size balls (mixture will be soft). Refrigerate meatballs while preparing the sauce. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In an ovenproof saucepan, warm butter over medium heat. Stir in flour until smooth. Gradually whisk in chicken broth, lemon zest and juice. Bring to a simmer and season to taste with salt and white pepper. Gently put the meatballs into the sauce and cover the pan. Remove to oven and bake for 40 minutes. Transfer to serving dish and sprinkle with feta, olives and parsley to serve. Serve over orzo pasta or rice.