Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

  • Author: Vera Z.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 hours
  • Total Time: 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Yield: 24 meatballs 1x
  • Category: Appetizers
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American


Buffalo Chicken Meatballs – an easy meatball recipe for the perfect bite-sized appetizer, or side dish! You could also make these into a healthy dinner for your family. These homemade meatballs are the perfect way to get rid of leftover chicken – just add in some buffalo sauce and you’re good to go!


  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 3/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 green onions-thinly sliced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 3/4 cup buffalo sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F and line baking sheet with parchment paper, set aside.
  2. In a bowl stir together breadcrumbs, garlic and onion powder.
  3. Add ground chicken, egg and green onions, season with salt and pepper to taste and stir until well combined.
  4. Roll the mixture into about 1 1/4 inch meatballs (you’ll get about 24 meatballs)
  5. Place meatballs onto prepared baking sheet and bake until all sides are browned (it take about 4-5 minutes).
  6. Place meatballs into a slow cooker and add buffalo, gently toss to combine, cover and cook on low heat for 2 hours.