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Buffalo Chicken Cheese Balls

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Ingredients

  • 1 store bough rotisserie chicken
  • 1/4 cup hot sauce
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 3/4 cups sharp cheddar
  • 1/4 cup freshly sliced scallions
  • 1 cup flour
  • 3 eggs
  • lightly beaten
  • 2 cups panko bread crumbs
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • BLUE CHEESE DIP
  • 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup packed blue cheese
  • broken up
  • 1/2 tsp hot sauce
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 lemon
  • juiced
  • 1 tsp chopped garlic

Details

Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget

Preparation

Step 1

Have oil heated to 350F.

Step 2

Pick the meat from the chicken and discard the skin. Place the chicken in a large bowl and add the hot sauce, pepper, cheese, and scallions and toss to combine. Roll the chicken into 2-ounce balls, about the size of a golf ball.

Step 3

Place the flour, eggs and bread crumbs in 2 separate bowls. Roll each ball in the flour, then the egg, then the bread crumbs. Set aside.

Step 4

When the oil is hot fry the chicken balls in batches. Cook for about 2 minutes per batch. Remove the chicken to paper towel lined plate to drain the excess oil.

Step 5

To make the sauce, combine all ingredients in a large bowl and adjust the seasoning if necessary. Serve the chicken alongside the dipping sauce.

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