How to cook meatballs with cereals: step-by-step recipes

Traditional recipe of meatballs, adopted in Russian cooking, require the presence not only meat, but also additional ingredients. This, among spices and onions, something that gives the dish richness and splendor. Usually we add white loaf soaked in milk or semolina. Alternatively, try to cook the patties with cereal, whose taste will surprise you.

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Chicken patties with oatmeal in the pan


How to cook meatballs with cereals: step-by-step recipes
  • minced chicken or fillet — 0.5 kg;
  • oatmeal — 120 g;
  • 1 egg;
  • 200 ml of milk;
  • 1 onion;
  • 2 cloves of garlic;
  • salt, pepper, paprika;
  • vegetable oil for frying.


  • Pour into a bowl the milk, break the egg in there and stir the mixture with a whisk, pour into it the oats, stir and wait for half an hour.
  • At this time, enjoy the rest of the ingredients — if you have a fillet, then chop it. Mince and onion, and mince if you have ready, then just finely chop, crush the garlic.
  • When cereal will get soggy and will absorb the milk and egg mixture, add the contents of the bowl to the meat together with the onion, garlic and spices and mix well mass.
  • On the stove heat a pan with sufficient oil and gently place the cutlets from minced meat and oat flakes a teaspoon straight, slightly pressing it.
  • Fry them on both sides to a beautiful crisp, reduce heat, cover the pan with a lid and let the dish stew a bit.
  • Top up pan with a little water and hold it in the oven.
  • Serve the cutlets of chicken with cereals with mashed potatoes or vegetable salad.

Meatballs with oatmeal in the oven

The peculiarity of this recipe is that Hercules is introduced dry without pre-soaking, so take the one that quickly fall apart. Meat, by the way, can be anything — beef, pork, veal, but tastes best the dish with several types of meat.


  • any ground meat — 0,5 kg;
  • oat cereal — 1/2 Cup;
  • 1 egg;
  • sour cream — 100 g;
  • spoon of butter or oil for greasing;
  • 1 onion;
  • a clove of garlic;
  • salt, pepper, spices to taste.

The sequence of preparation:

How to cook meatballs with cereals: step-by-step recipes
  • to the mince add chopped onions and garlic, oatmeal, sour cream, egg and spices, mix well with your hands and steal the meat.
  • Take it and throw straight into the bowl, so weight will become more adhesive, homogeneous and burgers will turn out more tender and definitely not fall apart in the pan.
  • The prepared mixture for half an hour in the refrigerator so the Hercules swell, absorbing the moisture. Further swelling will go in the oven.
  • At this time, preheat the oven to 190 degrees, a baking pan with sides and spread with butter. Shape the meatballs, put in shape, lubricate them with sour cream on top and put bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes.
  • In the process of roasting, you can water them emitted in the oven juice, but if you think that is too dry, add in the form some water. It must be that the oatmeal definitely gained moisture and swelled.
  • Remove the finished dish from the oven and serve with any side dish.

Fish cakes with cereal

The recipe allows for the use of any fish — fresh cod, pike, hake and even canned fish, for example mackerel (enough 1 banks).


  • fish — 0.5 kg;
  • 1 onion;
  • 2 eggs;
  • instant oatmeal — 100 g;
  • butter and vegetable oil;
  • salt, spices for fish, lemon juice.

With this set you can just do: mix the chopped fish, egg, oats and onions; form into patties and fry them in butter or in the oven.

But you can vary the dish a little complicating cooking:

  1. Eggs need to cook and finely chop, add the fish, add also the chopped onion, rolled oats, lemon juice and spices.
  2. Let the mixture stand for a bit to soften the flakes and blind balls into each put a piece of butter.
  3. Some rolled oats can be ground in a coffee grinder or blender and the breadcrumbs to roll the workpiece.
  4. Fry in vegetable oil on both sides, and then bake in the oven until cooked.
  5. This cutlet can be served as an appetizer on a slice of black bread, garnished with greens and sauce tar-tar.

Chicken patties with oatmeal for a couple

This option is great for dietary needs or children's table. The dish in the oven, but a couple will turn out juicier. Fit a steamer or slow cooker, but since weight can be a bit liquid, it is preferred to cook on the grill, and in small tins. For example, suitable silicone molds for muffins.


How to cook meatballs with cereals: step-by-step recipes
  • minced chicken breast — 400 g;
  • oatmeal — 60 g;
  • boiling water — 200 ml;
  • 1 egg;
  • half of the bulbs;
  • salt.

The cooking process:

  • To start, pour boiling water over oatmeal and allow it to swell.
  • Chop the onion and lightly fry in vegetable oil until soft. However, if you are cooking for very young children or you need the best diet dish, onions can not be baked, and put raw.
  • Next, mix the meat, oatmeal, egg, onion and mix well mass.
  • Put it in molds and steam for about 20 minutes. If you cook it in the oven, increase the time by one third.
  • Supplement your useful and juicy cutlets of chicken breast with cereals, vegetables and potatoes, also cooked for a couple.

Vegetarian meatballs with grits and mushrooms

If you are a vegetarian, then this dish will have your taste, because these burgers from oatmeal, as meat, but without meat. And if you remove the egg, you get a vegan or vegetarian option, as milk, butter and other animal products is also not used. But for brightness of flavor to the meat add the mushrooms, and for those who are not against milk, prepare the mushroom sauce that will make more interesting your burgers from oatmeal.


  • 100 grams of oatmeal;
  • 150 grams of any fresh mushrooms
  • 2 heads of onions;
  • a clove of garlic;
  • 1.5 tbsp of flour;
  • 1 egg (can not take);
  • 100 grams of sour cream (for the sauce, you can not take);
  • 25 grams butter (for the sauce);
  • salt, pepper, oregano;
  • bouillon cube;
  • water.

The sequence of preparation:

How to cook meatballs with cereals: step-by-step recipes
  1. For starters oatmeal pour the boiling water, cover with a lid and leave to swell for half an hour. At this time, boil the mushrooms and cut them finely enough. Mushroom soup do not pour, you will need it for the sauce.
  2. One onion and whole garlic chop and mix with mushrooms, soaked oatmeal, spoonful of flour, spices and egg. If the liquid from the oatmeal and mushrooms well to remove and a lot of knead, you can do without eggs, all the components will contact and stick together and so. You can also add a bouillon cube. In this case, salt is not necessary to add — the cube itself is salty. You can do without it, however, patties of oatmeal with chicken cube will be much more aromatic and delicious.
  3. On a heated pan with oil start to fry the meatballs. Fry them on both sides for 5 minutes. Or you can bake them in the oven.
  4. At the same time can make the sauce. Finely chopped onion fry in butter and sprinkle with half spoon of flour, mix well. Next, you will need 200 grams of mushroom broth, but not pour it all at once, but gradually, stirring to avoid lumps of flour. Then bring everything to a boil, pour into the sauce the sour cream, add salt and spices and turn the heat off.
  5. Getting a dish out of the oven or remove from the pan and serve with vegetable side dishes such as mashed potatoes with herbs and garlic.
  6. All right pour the sauce and your lean, but very tasty dinner is ready.

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