Looking for an easy, flavorful, and family-friendly appetizer to serve at your next party or gathering, then look no further than this Zesty Buffalo Chicken Meatballs!
Change things up! These zesty buffalo chicken meatballs are a lighter appetizer option than regular appetizer meatballs. They bring in the popular flavor of buffalo chicken wings, but with a twist.
Tired of the same old meatball recipes? Have no fear, I’ve got you covered with this incredible recipe that is sure to satiate you. This dish has an amazing zesty buffalo sauce which will combine with the ground chicken, onion, green pepper, and breadcrumbs for a diverse texture. It is sure to be a hit at your next gathering!
Buffalo Chicken Meatballs Recipe:
1 lb. ground chicken
1/2 cup almond flour
2 green onions, chopped
1 tsp. garlic, minced
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
2/3 cup hot sauce (we use Frank’s Red Hot sauce)
1/2 cup butter, melted
How to Bake Meatballs
Baking meatballs instead of frying them saves time and energy. Baked Meatballs in an oven are less greasy than those fried in a pan.
- blue cheese dressing or Ranch dressing
Preheat the oven to 350° and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
Combine the ground chicken, egg, almond flour, green onions, garlic, salt & pepper.
Use a small cookie scoop to form the mixture into meatballs. Lay them onto the parchment paper-lined cookie sheet. Bake for 18-20 minutes.
While the meatballs are cooking, combine the hot sauce and melted butter, mixing well.
Once the meatballs are cooked through, gently toss in the buffalo sauce.
Poke a toothpick into each one and serve with ranch or blue cheese dressing. Everything is always more fun on a toothpick!
*Makes approximately 16-18 meatballs
Since this recipe is made with almond flour, these are gluten-free buffalo chicken meatballs. It’s also keto, so it works for a variety of diets.
Meatballs are delicious and nutritious. They contain lots of nutrients such as protein, calcium, iron, zinc, vitamin B12, riboflavin, niacin, thiamine, folate, pantothenic acid, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, copper, manganese, selenium, iodine, and vitamins A, C, D, E, K, and B6.
In conclusion, these Zesty Buffalo Chicken Meatballs recipes are a tasty and healthy option for the weeknight dinner. The meatballs can be served with whichever side you desire, such as rice or pasta. This recipe is a winner in our house with quick and easy steps!
Zesty Buffalo Chicken Meatballs recipes are a tasty and healthy option for the weeknight dinner. This recipe is easy to make and can be served with whatever side you prefer (pasta or rice).
Buffalo Chicken Meatballs Recipe
- 1 lb ground chicken
- 1 pc egg
- 1/2 cup almond flour
- 2 pcs green onions chopped
- 1 tsp garlic minced
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- 2/3 cup hot sauce
- 1/2 cup butter melted
- blue cheese dressing or Ranch dressing For Serving
- Preheat the oven to 350° and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Combine the ground chicken, egg, almond flour, green onions, garlic, salt & pepper.
- Use a small cookie scoop to form the mixture into meatballs. Lay them onto the parchment paper lined cookie sheet.
- Bake for 18-20 minutes.
- While the meatballs are cooking, combine the hot sauce and melted butter, mixing well.
- Once the meatballs are cooked through, gently toss in the buffalo sauce.
- Serve with ranch or blue cheese dressing.