Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

I am loving all the game day food, but these Buffalo Chicken Meatballs, are the real winner. They come together in a matter of minutes, and taste so good. You will love this simple, healthy and delicious appetizer.

My husband is a huge football fan, as well as a buffalo sauce fan. Combine the two, and he is on cloud nine.

I personally think it’s a little hot, so I always reach for the mild sauce, but all the flavor is still there, and it still has the perfect amount of kick.

These Buffalo Chicken Meatballs are so easy to make and full of buffalo flavor, without a ton of kick.

Of course you can up the kick, and add a little more heat to them, but I prefer to keep it mild and enjoy the flavor.

These are so easy to make, come together in a matter of minutes, and are also very healthy. It’s a win win win.

hot to make buffalo Chicken Meatballs:

Step 1: Combine all the ingredients in a bowl, reserving a little bit of the buffalo sauce, for basting afterwards.

Step 2: Roll the meat into one inch balls, and place on a covered baking sheet. They don’t really grow or flatten, so it’s okay if they are really close to each other.

I wouldn’t recommend to have them touching, but very close is okay.

Step 3: Place in preheated oven and bake until cooked all the way through. After they are done baking, baste them with the leftover Buffalo Sauce.

This should just be a thin layer. It just gives it a little extra kick and flavor.

 

Step 4: Garnish with ranch and a few extra green onions if desired. These make a great appetizer, but you could also eat them for dinner. They are delicious.

could i make this recipe using beef or turkey?

This recipe originally calls for chicken. I think it takes on the taste of the buffalo sauce a little better, than other meats, however, you could easily use a different kind of ground meat.

We also recommend using a ground turkey, because it has a lighter taste like chicken, and better takes on the buffalo sauce flavor.

However, you could also use beef, and they would still be delicious. Maybe just add a second layer of basting, to give it a stronger buffalo sauce taste.

watch how to make a few of our other favorite meatball recipes, here:

Did you know we have a Youtube Channel? We have hundreds of simple and delicious recipes, your family is going to love. We take you through each recipe, step by step, and show you exactly how to make them.

Each recipe is tried and true, so you know your family will love them. Even the picky eaters will go crazy for these recipes.

We’ve got you covered from desserts, snacks, appetizers, main dishes, side dishes, drinks, and everything in-between.

Watch how to make four other meatball recipes, here:

looking for more meatball recipes? here are a few of our favorites:

Serves: 16

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

10 minPrep Time

25 minCook Time

35 minTotal Time

Save RecipeSave Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds ground chicken
  • 1 Tablespoon dry ranch salad dressing mix
  • 5 green onions (diced)
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup buffalo sauce (reserve 2 Tablespoons for after baking)
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a bowl, combine your ground chicken, ranch mix, green onions, bread crumbs, egg, buffalo sauce, paprika, garlic salt, black pepper, and Worcestershire sauce, until fully incorporated.
  3. Roll your meat mixture into one inch balls and place on a foil lined cookie sheet.
  4. Place the sheet in the oven and bake for 25 minutes or until fully cooked through.
  5. Remove from oven and using a basting brush, brush another fresh layer of buffalo sauce, over each meatball.
  6. Garnish with a drizzle of ranch and extra green onions if desired.

Tags

Cuisines
Italian
American
Occasions
Super Bowl
New Year's Eve
Courses
Appetizer
Main Course
Snack
Cooking
Baking
Allergy
egg free
soy free
treenut free
sesame free
mustard free

Nutrition

Calories

1417 cal

Fat

67 g

Carbs

84 g

Protein

125 g
Click Here For Full Nutrition, Exchanges, and My Plate Info
7.8.1.2
4451
https://media.sixsistersstuff.com/recipe/buffalo-chicken-meatballs/

Be sure to not miss another recipe!
Follow Six Sisters’ Stuff on Instagram | Facebook | Pinterest | YouTube

check out our new cookbook

Have you heard about our newest cookbook, Copycat Cooking? We took over 100 of our favorite restaurant recipes and simplified them so that you can make them right at home!

Every recipe has a beautiful mouth-watering photo and has been picky-eater approved. The directions are simple, easy to follow, and do not require any strange ingredients.

This cookbook includes copycat recipes from Wingers, Texas Roadhouse, Starbucks, Panera, Cheesecake Factory, Kneaders, and so much more. We have you covered from drinks, to dessert and everything in-between.

We are so excited to share these recipes with you. Order your copy today!
Six Sisters’ Stuff COPYCAT COOKING <—– Click here to order!

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Comment on this Recipe

4 Responses to “Buffalo Chicken Meatballs”

Leave a Comment