Chicken meatballs glazed in buffalo wing sauce served with blue cheese dressing and celery sticks.

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs are simply chicken wings without the mess. You're going to love everything about this recipe

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword #chicken, Buffalo, meatballs
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 22
Calories 91 kcal
Author Lea Ann (Cooking On The Ranch)


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 celery stalks finely minced
  • ½ sweet onion finely minced
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon mustard
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • ¾ cup Buffalo-style hot sauce
  • 1 cup blue-cheese dressing


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a small skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil over medium heat. Add the celery and onion, and cook until tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Let cool to room temperature.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix the cooled celery mixture with the egg, mustard and ground chicken to combine. Add the bread crumbs, salt and pepper; mix to combine.
  4. Form the mixture into 1-inch balls and place on a sheet pan that's been sprayed with PAM. Bake for 25 minutes.
  5. In a medium pot, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the hot sauce and whisk to combine until smooth. Toss the meatballs in the sauce to coat.
  6. Serve the meatballs warm with a side of blue-cheese dressing and celery sticks.
Nutrition Facts
Buffalo Chicken Meatballs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 91 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 33mg11%
Sodium 498mg22%
Potassium 136mg4%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 119IU2%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.