Spicy buffalo chicken meatballs

By Vanessa Gianfrancesco
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Meatballs are tasty on their own, but with this spicy buffalo sauce from Chef Vanessa Gianfrancesco, definitely kicks them up a notch.

SERVES
30
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Meatballs

  • 500 grams ground chicken
  • 1 cup Buffalo Sauce (1/2 cup in the meat mixture, the other ½ cup to toss)
  • ½ cup Tex-Mex grated cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ cup parsley, finely chopped
  • ½ cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

Dip

  • 1 cup natural Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup blue cheese
  • ¼ cup fresh chives finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

Directions

Meatballs

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. In a bowl, place the ground chicken then add ½ cup Buffalo sauce, grated cheese, salt, pepper, parsley, breadcrumbs and garlic powder. Mix together.
  3. Roll into 1/2-inch mini meatballs and place them on a parchment lined baking sheet.
  4. Bake in the oven for 12-15 minutes until the meatballs are cooked thoroughly.
  5. In a clean bowl add the remaining half cup of Buffalo sauce. Remove the meatballs from the oven and immediately toss in the sauce.

Dip

  1. For the dip combine the Greek yogurt, blue cheese, chives and black pepper. Place into a small serving bowl.
  2. On a large platter arrange the meatballs with bamboo skewers and the dipping sauce in a bowl, serve family style.

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