Keto Buffalo Chicken Meatballs
Don't let the keto diet keep you from enjoying delicious buffalo chicken meatballs! These little bites are perfect for a party or a quick and easy weeknight meal.
- 1 pound ground chicken
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- ½ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
- ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 2 tablespoons sour cream
- 1 large egg beaten
- 2 scallions chopped
- 1 celery stalk finely chopped
- 2 ounces blue cheese
- ⅓ cup hot sauce like Frank's
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 1 tablespoon white vinegar
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
Place the chicken in a large bowl. Sprinkle with the salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper.
Add the sour cream, egg, scallions, and celery, and mix.
Stir in the blue cheese and mix until just combined.
Use a cookie scoop to measure the meatballs and roll them into balls.
Preheat your air fryer to 375° F.
Arrange the meatballs in a single layer, cooking in batches as necessary.
Cook for 12 minutes, flipping halfway through, until the internal temperature is 165° F.
Preheat your oven to 400° F. Place a wire rack on top of a rimmed baking sheet.
Arrange the meatballs in a single layer.
Cook for 17 minutes, until the internal temperature is 165° F.
While the meatballs are cooking, heat the hot sauce, butter, vinegar, and garlic in a small saucepan.
Once the butter melts, whisk to combine.
Calories: 322.21kcal | Carbohydrates: 2.04g | Protein: 24.74g | Fat: 24.1g | Saturated Fat: 11.63g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.46g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8.09g | Trans Fat: 0.42g | Cholesterol: 175.19mg | Sodium: 1428.07mg | Potassium: 710.43mg | Fiber: 0.34g | Sugar: 0.75g | Vitamin A: 617.49IU | Vitamin C: 16.5mg | Calcium: 105.96mg | Iron: 1.41mg