Canned CHICKEN Taco Balls Recipe

Canned Chicken Taco Balls Recipe
Written by The Protein Chef

If you like tacos and you wish you could eat them in one bite then this healthy, delicious, and high protein Canned Chicken Taco Balls recipe is for you!

If you like tacos and you wish you could eat them in one bite then this healthy, delicious, and high protein Canned Chicken Taco Balls recipe is for you!

Here is the recipe:

  • 1 Can Chicken (12.5 Ounces/354g)
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 2 Tablespoons (30g) Diced Green Chiles
  • 1/2 Cup (56g) Reduced Fat Mexican Cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons (31g) Light Sour Cream
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons (32g) Taco Sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons (12g) Taco Seasoning Mix (Lowest sodium one you can find)
  • 8 Tablespoons (56g) Wheat Germ

Calories in the WHOLE recipe:

  • Calories: 787
  • Fat: 31g
  • Saturated Fat: 11g
  • Sodium: 1930mg
  • Carbs: 40g
  • Fiber: 9g
  • Sugar: 11g
  • Protein: 87g

Calories in each ball (if you make 7):

  • Calories: 112
  • Fat: 4.4g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.5g
  • Sodium: 275.7mg
  • Carbs: 5.7g
  • Fiber: 1.2g
  • Sugar: 1.5g
  • Protein: 12.4g

Take out a bowl and drain your Canned Chicken. Combine all over your ingredients into the bowl. Mix everything together. Take out a baking sheet, coat it with some non-stick cooking spray, and shape your balls however big you want to make them. Bake on 375°F/190°C for 10:00-20:00. Mouthgasm!

Tips:

  • To cut down on the fat in the recipe use a fat free Mexican cheese and/or fat free sour cream as well!
  • The bigger your balls the longer your cooking time will be!

About the author

The Protein Chef

Derek Howes is a personal trainer and chef with over a decade of experience in the gym and kitchen. Derek, who is also known as The Protein Chef on his blog and YouTube channel shows his viewers every week that food doesn’t need to be boring or repetitive, it’s all about balance, moderation, and having the knowledge to change things up. His recipes which have been featured in the news, magazines, and on TV are cheap, quick, AND delicious! His motto in life is “everything in moderation” and is without question the most important habit he follows.

9 Comments

Leave a Comment

Join TPC Free!

FREE exclusive content, sales, weekly re-cap, upcoming projects, and MUCH MORE!

Subscribe now

You're awesome!