Easy Buffalo Chicken Cheese Balls

All the flavor of Buffalo chicken dip rolled into a ball, breaded and deep fried. These Buffalo Chicken Cheese Balls come together quickly and fly off the plate just as fast.
All the flavor of Buffalo chicken dip rolled into a ball, breaded and deep fried.

Get your Buffalo chicken fix without the mess.
What can’t you do with buffalo chicken? You can put it in rolls of tortilla, you can stuff it in poppers, use it as a dip, and make it into insanely addictive and pop-able mini meat and cheese balls. You know, like the ones in the picture above.

Now, if you’re a New England Patriots or LA Rams fan, let me say congratulations!
If you’re not so happy about this year’s Super Bowl, or you already know that the best part of the game for you is going to be all of the great food. The point is, no matter how you feel about football in general, you probably should use the Super Bowl as an excuse to make these Buffalo Chicken Cheese Balls.

All the flavor of Buffalo chicken dip rolled into a ball, breaded and deep fried.

 

All the flavor of Buffalo chicken dip rolled into a ball, breaded and deep fried.

Easy Buffalo Chicken Bites

All the flavor of Buffalo chicken dip rolled into a ball, breaded and deep fried. These Buffalo Chicken Cheese Balls come together quickly and fly off the plate just as fast.
Keyword Buffalo Chicken, Cheese Balls, Chicken
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 16 -20
Author Sarah Kozowski

Ingredients

  • 1 rotisserie chicken shredded
  • 1/4 cup hot sauce
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 3/4 cup sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup green onions sliced
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 egg lightly beaten
  • 2 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 vegetable oil for frying
  • Blue Cheese Dip:
  • 1 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese crumbles
  • 1/2 tsp hot sauce
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 lemon juiced
  • 1 tsp garlic chopped

Instructions

  1. Mix the chicken, hot sauce, pepper, Cheddar cheese and green onions together in a bowl.
  2. Form the mixture into 1-inch balls with a scoop.
  3. Place the formed balls on a parchment paper lined cookie tray and chill in the refrigerator.
  4. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  5. Place flour, eggs, and bread crumbs in 3 separate bowls.
  6. Roll each ball in the flour, then the egg, and then the bread crumbs.
  7. Fry the breaded balls in the hot oil until slightly browned, about 1-2 minutes per batch.
  8. Remove to a paper towel lined plate to drain the excess oil.
  9. To make blue cheese dip: combine mayonnaise, blue cheese, hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, salt, lemon juice, and garlic in a large bowl. Adjust the seasoning if necessary.
  10. Serve with blue cheese dip.

Recipe Notes

All the flavor of Buffalo chicken dip rolled into a ball, breaded and deep fried.

All the flavor of Buffalo chicken dip rolled into a ball, breaded and deep fried.

 

All the flavor of Buffalo chicken dip rolled into a ball, breaded and deep fried.

All the flavor of Buffalo chicken dip rolled into a ball, breaded and deep fried.

 

About Sarah Kozowski

Hi! Welcome to my blog! I’m Sarah– I do part-time job at a kindergarten and in my free time i love to cook, take photos and go jogging. I'm recipe developer, photographer, writer, and taste tester behind this blog. I develop my recipes and photos through good old fashioned trial and error, some days I have more success than others, as you can judge by the photos here. Grab a cup of coffee (or beverage of your choice) and stay with me awhile, poke through recipes, pick your favourite and reach out to me if you have any questions!

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