Appetizers / Dinner

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

6 Servings

Prep time: 15 minutes | Cook time: 20 minutes


Diet Style


Tools You'll Need

  • Measuring Cups
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Chef’s Knife
  • Cutting Board
  • Baking Sheet
  • Parchment Paper
  • Saucepan
  • Whisk
  • Teaspoon
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Tongs


  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • ⅓ cup hot sauce
  • ⅓ cup blue cheese, crumbled
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 large egg
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup green onions, sliced, plus more for garnish
  • 1 lb. ground chicken
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  1. Preheat Oven

    Preheat oven to 425º.

  2. Heat oil, hot sauce, and blue cheese

    In a small saucepan over medium heat, add oil, hot sauce, and blue cheese.

  3. Whisk

    Whisk until cheese is melted and fully incorporated. Remove from heat and let cool.

  4. Mix other ingredients

    In a medium bowl, mix together breadcrumbs, onion powder, garlic, egg, black pepper, and green onions.

  5. Add chicken

    Add chicken and half of the hot sauce mixture and mix until well combined.

  6. Prepare baking sheet

    Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  7. Roll meatballs

    Using a tablespoon scoop the chicken mixture into your hand and roll into approximately 1-inch sized meatballs (approximately 36 meatballs). Place on the baking sheet.

  8. Bake

    Bake for 15–20 minutes until lightly golden brown.

  9. Turn meatballs

    Turn the meatballs about halfway through so they brown evenly and don’t burn.

  10. Place meatballs

    Place meatballs on a large serving plate.

  11. Drizzle sauce

    Warm remaining sauce and drizzle over meatballs and sprinkle with green onions.