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slow cooker buffalo chicken meatballs recipe

Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Meatball Recipe

This Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Meatball Recipe is bold and delicious and makes a great party appetizer.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 263kcal


  • Slow Cooker


  • 12 ounces buffalo wing sauce divided
  • 1 large egg
  • ¾ cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 2 tablespoons ranch seasoning
  • ½ tablespoon vegetable oil
  • Ranch dressing for dipping optional


  • In a large bowl, whisk together ½ cup buffalo wing sauce and egg. Add bread crumbs and stir to combine.
  • Add ground chicken and ranch seasoning and mix well.
  • Use a tablespoon to scoop balls of meat mixture. Roll balls between hands to form an even ball.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet. Add meatballs and brown each side.
  • Place browned meatballs in the bowl of a slow cooker. Top with remaining wing sauce.
  • Cook on low for two hours, stirring halfway through cook time.
  • Serve meatballs with ranch dressing for dipping (optional).


This makes around 20 meatballs.


Calories: 263kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 150mg | Sodium: 3341mg | Potassium: 634mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 77IU | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 2mg