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Delicious chicken buffalo meatballs. Healthy and good for you
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Healthy baked buffalo chicken meatballs

IF you have ever craved that delicious buffalo flavor but without all that greasiness and unhealthy additives, this recipe is for you. These amazing healthy buffalo chicken meatballs will be right up your alley. Whether it is for a special occasion or just for that Sunday meal prep! 
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: buffalo, buffalo sauce, chicken buffalo meatball recpie, ground chicken meat, healthy, healthy buffalo recipe, healthy chicken meatballs, healthy recipe, meal prep
Servings: 18 meatballs

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground chicken meat
  • ¼ of a medium onion
  • ¼ tsp cumin
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • ½ cup of buffalo sauce divided into two ¼
  • ½ cup + 2 tbsp bread crumbs
  • 1 egg

Instructions

  • Start by preheating the oven to 400 degrees F, then mince the onion and sweat it in a pan that’s lightly greased. This should take about 10 minutes. Set it aside to cool down.
    Sweating minced onion on the pan
  • In a separate bowl, put the ground chicken meat with all the spices, the bread crumbs, ¼ of the buffalo sauce, the egg and the minced onion after it has cooled. Mix everything with a wooden spoon until everything is well incorporated.
    chicken meatballs recipe, spices and seasonings
  • Line your baking sheet with parchment paper and start forming the meatballs. I used my mini ice cream scooper for this and it worked perfectly. Place in the oven for 15 minutes.
    Chicken buffalo meatballs ready for the oven
  • After the meatballs have been cooked in the oven, place them in a separate pot over medium high heat and use the leftover ¼ cup of buffalo sauce to glaze them. Let them cook in the pan with the sauce until there isn’t any left in the pot and everything has been absorbed by the meatballs.
    Chicken buffalo meat balls after baking
  • Place them in a glass container to save for later or enjoy them topped with some green onions and ranch dressing!
    clean eating chicken buffalo meatballs with ranch dressing

Nutrition

Serving: 0g | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg