Low-Point Cheesy Chicken Fritters

These Low-Point Cheesy Chicken Fritters are a delightful blend of lean ground chicken, flavorful cheeses, and aromatic seasonings, making them a perfect choice for those seeking a healthier yet satisfying dish. With just 120 calories per serving and a modest amount of fat, these fritters offer a guilt-free indulgence without compromising on taste.

The combination of reduced-fat shredded cheddar and grated Parmesan cheeses provides a creamy and cheesy texture, enhancing the savory profile of the chicken. Fresh parsley adds a burst of freshness, while onions and garlic contribute depth of flavor.

Formed into small patties or balls, these fritters are easy to prepare and bake to golden perfection in just 12-15 minutes. Whether served as an appetizer, snack, or main dish, they make a versatile addition to any mealtime spread.

These fritters are not only delicious but also pack a punch of protein, with each serving containing 14 grams, making them a satisfying option for those looking to boost their protein intake. Plus, with only 4 grams of carbohydrates per serving, they’re suitable for those following low-carb or keto diets.

Whether you’re hosting a gathering or simply looking for a wholesome meal option, these Low-Point Cheesy Chicken Fritters are sure to be a hit with everyone at the table. Enjoy them hot out of the oven for a comforting and flavorful treat that won’t weigh you down.

Low-Point Cheesy Chicken Fritters


  • 1 lb ground chicken breast
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup plain breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Cooking spray


  1. Preheat Oven:
    • Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and lightly coat it with cooking spray.
  2. Mix Ingredients:
    • In a large mixing bowl, combine ground chicken breast, reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese, grated Parmesan cheese, plain breadcrumbs, chopped fresh parsley, finely chopped onion, egg, minced garlic, paprika, salt, and black pepper. Mix until all ingredients are well combined.
  3. Form Fritters:
    • Take about 2 tablespoons of the chicken mixture and form it into a small patty or ball. Place it on the prepared baking sheet. Repeat with the remaining mixture, spacing the fritters evenly on the baking sheet.
  4. Bake:
    • Lightly coat the tops of the fritters with cooking spray. Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes, or until the fritters are cooked through and golden brown on the outside.
  5. Serve:
    • Once cooked, remove the cheesy chicken fritters from the oven and let them cool for a few minutes. Serve hot as a delicious appetizer or main dish. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts (per serving, makes about 12 fritters):


  • Calories: 120 kcal
  • Total Fat: 5g
    • Saturated Fat: 2g
    • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 50mg
  • Sodium: 250mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 4g
    • Dietary Fiber: 0g
    • Sugars: 1g
  • Protein: 14g

Note: Nutrition values are approximate and may vary depending on specific ingredients used.

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