If you’ve been searching for the ideal game-day appetizer, look no further than these spicy chicken meatballs that are easy to make with a few simple ingredients. No one can resist these heat-packed bites topped with a crumble of blue cheese.
Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy-to-make recipe for Buffalo Chicken Meatballs.
1. Info for Buffalo Chicken Meatballs
- Cook Time: 35 Min
- Total Time: 35 Min
- Servings: 6
- Calories: 233 kcal
2. Ingredients for Buffalo Chicken Meatballs
- 1/2 stalk celery
- 1 lb. ground chicken
- 2 egg yolks
- 2/3 cup panko bread crumbs
- 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
- 1/2 tsp. onion powder
- 1 tsp. salt
- Black pepper (to taste)
- 2 Tbsp. butter (melted)
- 1/2 cup hot buffalo sauce (Ex: Frank’s Original Red Hot)
- Crumbled blue cheese (optional, for serving)
Preheat the oven to 350°F.
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
Finely mince the celery.
Place the ground chicken, egg yolks, panko, garlic powder, onion powder, minced celery, salt, and pepper in a large mixing bowl. Using clean hands, mix the ingredients until just combined.
Scoop the meat mixture into 24 portions of about 1 1/2 oz. each. Use your hands to roll the meat mixture into balls, and place on the prepared baking sheet.
Bake the meatballs on middle rack of oven until cooked through, about 15 minutes.
Whisk together the melted butter and buffalo sauce in a large mixing bowl until combined. Transfer the meatballs to the bowl and toss until they are evenly coated in the sauce. Return the meatballs to the baking sheet.
Bake the meatballs until heated through, about 2 minutes.
Check to see that meatballs are done. Remove from oven or add time as needed.
Top the meatballs with crumbled blue cheese, if using, and serve immediately.