Cheesy chicken fritters are a delicious and versatile dish that can be served as an appetizer, snack, or even a main course. Here’s a simple recipe for making cheesy chicken fritters:


  • 1 pound (about 450g) ground chicken
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs (plus more for coating)
  • Cooking oil for frying


1. Prepare the Chicken Mixture:

a. In a large mixing bowl, combine ground chicken, shredded cheddar cheese, grated Parmesan cheese, chopped green onions, chopped parsley, minced garlic, dried oregano, paprika, salt, and pepper.

b. Add the eggs and breadcrumbs to the mixture. Mix well until all the ingredients are evenly combined.

2. Form the Fritters:

a. Take a portion of the chicken mixture and shape it into a small patty or fritter.

b. Coat each fritter with additional breadcrumbs for a crispy exterior.

3. Fry the Fritters:

a. Heat cooking oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.

b. Fry the chicken fritters for about 3-4 minutes per side or until they are golden brown and cooked through.

c. Place the cooked fritters on a paper towel-lined plate to absorb any excess oil.

4. Serve:

a. Serve the cheesy chicken fritters warm.

b. You can garnish them with extra chopped parsley, and serve with your favorite dipping sauce, such as ranch dressing or barbecue sauce.

5. Optional Baking Method:

If you prefer a healthier option, you can also bake the fritters in a preheated oven at 400°F (200°C) for about 15-20 minutes, turning them halfway through.

These cheesy chicken fritters are not only tasty but also a crowd-pleaser. Feel free to customize the recipe by adding your favorite herbs or spices. Enjoy these fritters as an appetizer, snack, or as a protein-packed addition to a meal!

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