The Ultimate Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken Meatballs – tender meatballs made with ground chicken, celery, carrots and green onion then covered in a spicy buffalo sauce! The lighter healthier version of your favorite buffalo wings!
- 1 lb. ground chicken
- 1/2 cup diced celery
- 2 green onions, thinly sliced
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1 carrot, grated
- 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup gluten free panko
- 3/4 cup buffalo sauce
- 1/4 cup ranch dressing
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
- In a large bowl add ground chicken, celery, green onions, garlic, carrot, smoked paprika, salt, pepper, egg and panko. Using your hands mix everything together until combined.
- Using a small scoop or large spoon, scoop out chicken mixture and form 1″ balls. (you should get about 24 meatballs.)
- Place meatballs on a wire rack lined baking sheet. Bake for for 5-7 minutes, or until lightly browned. (you want them to be somewhat firm so they don’t fall apart in the crock pot)
- Add meatballs to a crock pot, pour buffalo sauce over the meatballs. Using a spoon, gently toss to coat all the meatballs.
- Cook on LOW for 2 hours.
- Remove and drizzle with ranch dressing.
- Serving Size: 2 meatballs + ranch
- Calories: 113
- Sugar: 1 g
- Sodium: 683 mg
- Fat: 7 g
- Saturated Fat: 2 g
- Carbohydrates: 6 g
- Fiber: 1 g
- Protein: 8 g
- Cholesterol: 46 g
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