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Buffalo Chicken Meatballs - Madness Style

Bring on the Buffalo Chicken Meatballs! This delicious recipe has been added to both Mike's Favorites and Patty's Favorites. They seriously POP with huge flavor and, truly, Buffalo sauce will always be a favorite here. We're also thinking ahead to the big GAME DAY that is rushing upon us. If you're planning a party and you're the one serving the food, or if you need to bring a dish to share, this might be the one. Yum. Read More at Chili Pepper Madness...

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs - Madness Style

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs - Madness Style


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 celery stalk, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, chopped
  • 1 serrano pepper, chopped (optional)
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon taco seasonings (Cajus is GREAT here as well)
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1-1/4 pound ground chicken
  • 1 cup panko
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Crumbled blue cheese for serving
  • Chopped scallions for serving
  • 1 cup hot pepper sauce (see notes abovee)
  • 4 teaspoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Cooking Directions

  1. Heat a large pan to medium heat. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil and heat.
  2. Add celery, onion and chili peppers. Cook about 5 minutes to soften.
  3. Add garlic and cook 1 minute, stirring.
  4. Remove from heat and add contents to a mixing bowl. Cool slightly.
  5. Add taco seasonings, egg, chicken and panko. Salt and pepper to your tastes.
  6. Form the mixture into 1-inch meatballs. You should get about 20 meatballs.
  7. Heat the pan again to medium heat and add remaining olive oil. Cook the meatballs 2-3 minutes per side, roughly 10 minutes total, until they are cooked through. Remove from heat.
  8. While chicken is cooking, add pepper sauce, butter, garlic powder and salt and pepper to a small pot. Heat gently, stirring, until butter is melted.
  9. Pour Buffalo sauce over the chicken meatballs and serve topped with crumbled blue cheese and scallions.


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