Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

  • prep time10 min
  • total time 35 min
  • serves 18

These chicken meatballs are covered in an easy and delicious homemade blue cheese sauce.

42 Ratings
Directions for: Buffalo Chicken Meatballs



Nonstick cooking spray, for spraying baking sheet

6 Tbsp unsalted butter

½ cup hot sauce

1 lb(s) ground chicken

¾ cup breadcrumbs

⅓ cup minced celery

1 egg

½ small onion, grated

Kosher salt


½ cup sour cream

¼ cup mayonnaise

¼ cup crumbled blue cheese

2 tsp red wine vinegar

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Celery sticks, for serving



1. Preheat the oven to 400ºF. Spray a rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray.

2. Melt the butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in the hot sauce, remove from the heat and let cool to room temperature.

3. Combine the chicken, breadcrumbs, celery, egg, onions and 1 teaspoon salt in a large bowl. Add 2/3 cup of the cooled hot sauce mixture (reserve the rest) and mix to combine. Form the chicken mixture into 2-inch meatballs (about 18 total) and place them on the prepared baking sheet.

4. Bake until cooked through, about 20 minutes, brushing the meatballs with the reserved hot sauce mixture during the last 8 minutes.


1. Combine the sour cream, mayonnaise, blue cheese and vinegar in a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper.

2. Serve the meatballs with the sauce and celery sticks.

Source and Credits

Courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

See more: Chicken, Bake, Cheese, Eggs/Dairy, Main, Vegetables


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