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Mini Spicy Buffalo Chicken Balls with Blue Cheese and Hot Sauce

These mini chicken meatballs from Daniel Holzman and Michael Chernow of The Meatball Shop get their signature spice from a healthy dose of Frank's RedHot, one of the original hot sauces used to make buffalo wings. Serve for a crowd-pleasing appetizer at your next casual gathering.

Source: The Martha Stewart Show, Episode 6074



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  • terrykav61hotm
    2 JAN, 2016
    Made this with ground chicken from the supermarket. I think it was ground white meat. Anyway, they came out terrible. They were pasty, mushy no matter how long I cooked them they didn't get firm inside. I like the idea, but next time I'm going to use shredded cooked chicken, not ground chicken. Also, I like them a bit spicier. I'd add some hotter hot sauce next time.
  • Emily Weaver
    10 JAN, 2013
    Do not use white meat chicken or Turkey! It just isn't the same!!!
  • MS11006208
    29 JUL, 2011
    these were fantastic! really easy to make & great flavor
  • MS11838470
    20 MAR, 2011
    Yum!!!!!!! These were gone in a heart beat. I will use buttermilk instead of milk for the blue cheese sauce.
  • donnaluv2cruise
    14 MAR, 2011
    I thought these were great. A spicy wing recipe without the bone. I think it would be OK with 1/2 ground chicken and 1/2 ground chicken breast. a great do ahead recipe.
  • MatureCook
    14 MAR, 2011
    I made these for a party and they were a BIG hit! Lots of complements. I shaared the recipe with other guests.
  • betsymarangi
    7 FEB, 2011
    I made these for a Super Bowl party. They were good but not something that I would make again.
  • cindiloup
    3 FEB, 2011
    Without having made these I know they will be good, just by seeing them made on the show. I plan to make for Superbowl Sunday and serve them skewered with both the hot sauce and the blue cheese for dipping. Thanks so much for sharing!
  • MS11018218
    1 FEB, 2011
    Is it possible to freeze these?
  • AuntiePat
    1 FEB, 2011
    These are indeed fantastic, and MUCH easier than traditional buffalo wings (no frying!). I'd suggest tasting one of them before pouring on any more hot sauce; they are spicy enough for some folks. I served extra buffalo sauce along with regular bleu cheese salad dressing for those who wanted more heat. They're now part of my regular menu selections!

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