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Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

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Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Meatballs is an easy, fun and tasty dish.  Great for parties, served as an appetizer with ranch or blue cheese dip.  Less messy than Buffalo Chicken Wings and just as tasty.  After the basic prep, your slow cooker does the work.

buffalo chicken meatballs

Preparing Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Meatballs.

  • Mix 1/2 cup wing sauce with egg.  Add bread crumbs and stir to combine.
  • Add ranch seasoning and ground chicken.  Mix well.
  • Form meat mixture into walnut size balls.meatballs before cooking
  • Add oil to frying pan and add meatballs.  Brown the chicken meatballs, turning frequently.browned chicken meatballs

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  • Remove to your crockpot and cover with remaining buffalo wing sauce.q? encoding=UTF8&ASIN=B00EZI26GO&Format= SL160 &ID=AsinImage&MarketPlace=US&ServiceVersion=20070822&WS=1&tag=nestrefeathered 20&language=en USir?t=nestrefeathered 20&language=en US&l=li2&o=1&a=B00EZI26GO
  • Cook on a low heat setting for two hours, turning halfway through.buffalo chicken meatballs in crockpot


Recipe for Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

buffalo chicken meatballs

Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs is the perfect recipe for those who love Buffalo Chicken Wings but not the hassle of eating off the bone. Same great taste and with the ease of preparing in your crockpot.
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: buffalo chicken meatballs, crockpot, meatballs, chicken meatballs
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 10 people
Calories: 103kcal


  • 1 egg
  • 12 oz buffalo wing sauce (divided) hot or mild
  • 3/4 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 2 tbsp ranch seasoning
  • 1/2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • ranch dressing or blue cheese dressing optional, for dipping


  • In a large bowl, stir together 1/2 cup wing sauce with the egg. add in bread crumbs and stir to combine.
  • Add ranch seasoning and ground chicken. Mix well.
  • Form meat mixture into walnut size balls, rolling with your hands.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet. Add meatballs and brown, turning frequently to allow to brown evenly.
  • Transfer meatballs to your slow cooker and cover with remaining wing sauce.
  • Cook on low for two hours, stirring halfway through cook time.


Serving: 2g | Calories: 103kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 1334mg | Potassium: 252mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 24IU | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg

Tips For Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

  • These chicken meatballs are a healthy dish to feed your family.
  • This chicken meatball recipe is awesome served as a party food.  Serve for game days, tailgating,q? encoding=UTF8&ASIN=B00SC3RBG8&Format= SL160 &ID=AsinImage&MarketPlace=US&ServiceVersion=20070822&WS=1&tag=nestrefeathered 20&language=en USir?t=nestrefeathered 20&language=en US&l=li2&o=1&a=B00SC3RBG8 family parties.
  • Be sure to have some pretty toothpicks on hand for serving.
  • Super Bowl is the perfect time to serve these meatballs.  
  • Buffalo Chicken Meatballs can be transported right in the crockpot to friend’s homes, then plugged back in to reheat.
  • Your slow cooker does most of the cooking, freeing you up to prepare other dishes.
  • This is a great dish to make ahead.
  • You can freeze Buffalo Chicken Meatballs to serve later.  Be sure to have some more wing sauce on hand to add to the thawed a reheated meatballs.
  • If you prefer, you can substitute ground turkey for the ground chicken.

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