Buffalo Chicken Meatballs
Buffalo Chicken Meatballs are simply chicken wings without the mess. You're going to love everything about this recipe
- 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
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
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.
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.
Form the mixture into 1-inch balls and place on a sheet pan that's been sprayed with PAM. Bake for 25 minutes.
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.
Serve the meatballs warm with a side of blue-cheese dressing and celery sticks.
Calories: 91kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 498mg | Potassium: 136mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 119IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg