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Buffalo Chicken Meatballs - Shrinking Kitchen

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs


  • Author: Aimee
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 28 meatballs 1x

Description

Buffalo wings + meatballs = match made in Heaven! These Buffalo Chicken Meatballstaste incredible…lick the plate good. So good, you’d think they’re bad for you.


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Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground chicken
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 stalk celery
  • 2 green onions
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 ounce crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/2 cup Frank’s Hot Sauce (or your favorite), divided
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F.
  2. Line a cookie sheet with foil and coat with nonstick spray.
  3. Cut the celery, carrot and green onion into large chunks and throw into a food processor.
  4. Pulse to chop into small bits.
  5. In a large bowl, combine the vegetable mixture, chicken, egg, breadcrumbs, garlic powder, salt, 1/2 the hot sauce and the blue cheese.
  6. Gently fold together to combine, but don’t overmix.
  7. Form the mixture into small meatballs – you should get about 28 small meatballs.
  8. Place the meatballs on the cookie sheet.
  9. Bake for 20 minutes.
  10. While the meatballs are baking, put the rest of the hot sauce and the butter into a microwave safe dish.
  11. Microwave about 30 seconds, until butter melts.
  12. Stir well to combine.
  13. Remove the meatballs from the oven and allow to cool for a few minutes.
  14. Place the meatballs onto a serving dish and drizzle with butter/hot sauce mixture.
  15. Enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: PP 4
  • Calories: 157
  • Sugar: 0.8g
  • Sodium: 741mg
  • Fat: 8.7g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.5g
  • Trans Fat: 0.0g
  • Carbohydrates: 5.8g
  • Fiber: 0.6g
  • Protein: 13.8g
  • Cholesterol: 87mg

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