photo: Russian Baked Meatballs (Kotlety) with Cheese

Russian Baked Meatballs (Kotlety) with Cheese

Baked chicken meatballs (Kotlety) with cheese are very tasty and juicy. The tender chicken meat combines perfectly with the creamy taste of hard cheese and fragrant greeneries. The recipe for chicken meatballs (Kotlety) with cheese is quite simple and fast. It is necessary to ground all ingredients with a blender or mincing machine, form fritters from mince and fry them on a frying pan or bake in an oven. Today I chose the second option to make fritters less calorie and more useful. As a side dish I used salad with Chinese cabbage and cucumber, the recipe is on the website. Fritters also combine well with mashed potato, cereals or pasta.
60 min


  • Chicken fillet
    750 g
  • Cheese
    150 g
  • Egg
    1 pcs
  • Milk
    100 ml
  • White bread
    60 g
  • Onion
    1 pcs
  • Garlic
    2 clove
  • Bread crumbs
    75 g
  • Seasoning for chicken
    1 tsp
  • Salt
    - to taste
  • Black pepper
    - to taste
  • Dill
    - to taste
  • Parsley
    - to taste


  • 1. Cut off crusts from white bread, cut the soft part largely, pour with cold milk and leave for 10 minutes.
  • 2. Press pieces of white bread from milk and transfer to a cup of blender. Add large cut onions and garlic cloves to the bread. Break the ingredients into a homogeneous mass.
  • 3. Wash the chicken fillet and dry from excess moisture with paper towels. Clean the meat from fat and skins and cut into medium-sized pieces. Transfer the pieces of chicken fillet to a cup of blender and ground meat into a thick homogeneous mince.
  • 4. In deep bowl let’s connect chicken mince and ground white bread with vegetables.
  • 5. Add grated hard cheese to the obtained mixture. So that chicken mince for fritters with cheese keeps form well, break one chicken egg into the mixture.
  • 6. Add salt, ground seasonings and finely chopped fresh greenery.
  • 7. Thoroughly mix the mince for chicken meatballs (Kotlety), achieving homogeneous consistence.
  • 8. Wet hands in cold water and form oval or round fritters of the same size from mince. Coat the preparations in bread crumbs.
  • 9. Put the fritters in coating on the baking sheet, lined with parchment paper.
  • 10. Bake chicken meatballs (Kotlety) with cheese in a heated up to 180 degrees oven for 30-35 minutes. During this time the products will be fully prepared and reddened.
  • 11. Serve ready chicken meatballs (Kotlety) in hot form with your favorite side dish.
  • 12. Bon Appetite!