Recipe: Chicken Meatballs

These chicken meatballs rehydrate well and they taste much better than using freeze-dried chicken in backpacking recipes.

backpacking recipe - chicken meatballs

Ingredients

(makes 24 meatballs)

  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 egg, whisked
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

backpacking recipe - chicken meatballs

Directions

Mix all ingredients and form into 24 meatballs.
Bake at 325 degrees for 20 minutes.
Let cool for 15 minutes.
Cut each meatball into 4 pieces and place on dehydrator trays.
Dehydrate at 155 degrees until completely dry.
Store in the freezer until ready to use in recipes.

backpacking recipe - chicken meatballs