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Cabbage-Stuffed Polish Chicken Meatballs (Zrazas) Recipe

Cabbage-Stuffed Polish Chicken Meatballs (Zrazas)


Zrazas are Polish meatballs made with ground chicken, fresh parsley, and garlic and stuffed with sauteed cabbage. They are very juicy despite being made with ground chicken


  • 2 slices bread
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 medium head cabbage, finely chopped
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1 onion, minced
  • 1 bunch fresh parsley, minced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil


  1. Combine bread and milk in a shallow bowl and soak.
  2. Melt butter in a skillet over medium-low heat. Add cabbage, cover, and simmer until cabbage is tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Season with salt. Remove from heat and cool for 5 minutes.
  3. In the meantime, combine ground chicken, onion, parsley, and garlic in a large bowl. Mix in soaked bread, mayonnaise, salt, and pepper. Place 1 tablespoon of the chicken mixture into the palm of your hand and top with 1 teaspoon of cabbage. Cover with meat mixture, sealing the filling inside.
  4. Place flour in a small bowl. Dredge meatballs in flour.
  5. Heat oil in a a large skillet and cook meatballs in batches until browned, about 5 minutes on each side.

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Nutritional Information

Cabbage-Stuffed Polish Chicken Meatballs (Zrazas)

Servings Per Recipe: 6
Calories: 314.4
% Daily Value *
protein: 42 %
carbohydrates: 7 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 20 %
fat: 26 %
saturated fat: 29 %
cholesterol: 21 %
vitamin a iu: 24 %
niacin equivalents: 97 %
vitamin b6: 39 %
vitamin c: 120 %
folate: 26 %
calcium: 12 %
iron: 14 %
magnesium: 17 %
potassium: 15 %
sodium: 9 %
thiamin: 19 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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