Looking for a delicious and savory snack? These chicken parmesan muffins are just want you need! These muffins are a great snack that will keep you feeling full, and they will help you manage your blood sugar levels!

Chicken Parmesan Muffins


  • 2-3 cloves of garlic, minced

  • ½ cup yellow or white onion, chopped

  • ¼ cup egg whites

  • ½ cup Sun-dried Tomatoes, chopped

  • 1 tbsp fresh Oregano, chopped or 1 tsp. dried

  • 1/2 tbsp fresh Parsley, chopped or 1/2 tsp. dried

  • 1 tbsp fresh Basil, chopped or 1 tsp. dried

  • 1/3 cup Panko or regular breadcrumbs

  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil

  • 16 oz. or 1 lb. Ground Chicken

  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, grated or shredded

  • Salt, Black Pepper, Seasoning Salt (we used Tony Chachere’s), Lemon Pepper, to taste

  • 4oz. Part Skim Mozzarella, cut into cubes (1 piece for each muffin)

  • ½ cup Marinara or pasta sauce


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Mix all ingredients into a large bowl, except mozzarella and marinara, until well blended.
  • Spray a muffin tin with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Fill each muffin cup about 1/3 full, then place a cube of mozzarella on top of each.
  • Divide the remaining chicken mixture into each muffin cup on top of the cube of mozzarella.
  • Bake in the oven for 25 minutes.
  • Top each muffin with marinara or pasta sauce and serve. The muffins can also be topped with additional cheese and fresh basil or oregano.


  • This recipe is made possible through the Pennington Biomedical Research Center. To learn more about the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, and see more of their recipes, please visit https://www.pbrc.edu/