Recipe By Bri
Published Feb 1st
Prep 15m Cook 15m Additional - Ready In 30m
Servings 4 servings Calories 435.8

Yummy meatball appetizers with a spicy ranch sauce.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • ½ cup French-fried onions, slightly crumbled
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • ¼ cup oats
  • ½ white onion, grated
  • ¼ bell pepper, grated
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ teaspoon seafood seasoning (such as Old Bay®), or to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic salt, or to taste
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup ranch dressing
  • ¼ cup hot sauce

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  2. 2 Mix chicken, French-fried onions, cilantro, oats, white onion, bell pepper, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, seafood seasoning, garlic salt, and black pepper together in a bowl; shape into golf ball-sized spheres and arrange onto prepared baking sheet.
  3. 3 Bake in preheated oven until no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear, 15 to 18 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).
  4. 4 Stir ranch dressing and hot sauce together in a bowl until consistent in color; serve with meatballs.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 435.8
  • Carbohydrate 21.1 g
  • Cholesterol 73.2 mg
  • Fat 25.8 g
  • Fiber 1.2 g
  • Protein 26.8 g
  • Saturated Fat 6.2 g
  • Sodium 1080.7 mg
  • Sugar 2.5 g

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  1. This is a very versatile recipe. A favorite!!
  2. This was delicious! I've made a couple of different meatball recipes and this came out the best! I used a half pack of Lipton onion mix instead of the fresh veggies bc I'm not the best dicer and I have to say it actually comes out more flavorful and the meatballs more uniform that way - Read more ...
  3. I used Panko bread crumbs instead of the oats. Everyone loved this dish.
  4. Awesome recipe! I have made it several times my picky grandson loves them. I do not use the cilantro or green peppers...I add hot sauce into the mixture...They are sticky to work with I add approximately a tbls of flour and coat my hands with flour when making the balls...After I bake them 10 minutes - Read more ...
  5. I had not seen a recipe for Buffalo Chicken Meatballs before so decided to give it a try. I followed the recipe exactly. This was my first time working with ground chicken was quite sticky. My meatballs were a little flat on the bottom but no big deal. The recipe tells you to line the - Read more ...
  6. These didn't really thrill me much. I made according to recipe although I wasn't sure exactly how to "grate" my onion and bell pepper.
  7. Awesome recipe! My 5year old loves them
  8. I give 5 stars to recipes that are healthy tasty easy and fast to cook! These meatballs are very tasty and moist. They held perfectly. I increased my cilantro to a 1/3 of a cup and finely chopped the onion instead of grating. 1 tbsp of Worcesterhsire & I opted to add 1 tbsp Tamari. - Read more ...
  9. I was a little skeptical about what the consistency would be since there's no egg to hold it together but these turned out DELICIOUS! I didn't have oats so I subbed 1/4 cup extra fried onions. I think I would do the same in the future too. We had a meatball bar at work and - Read more ...