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Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese Balls

Buffalo Chicken Mac  Cheese Balls
15 Min
3 Min

Looking for a good buffalo chicken recipe for game day? What about a mac and cheese recipe? Well, you're in luck! For the big game, we came up with an appetizer that features both of your favorites in one gotta-have-it recipe! Our Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese is a fried ball of appetizer heaven! Serve it up with some blue cheese and celery sticks, and your big game party will win first place!

What You'll Need

  • 1 (12-ounce) package frozen macaroni and cheese, thawed
  • 1/2 cup diced cooked chicken
  • 2 tablespoons Buffalo wing sauce
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 cup Italian bread crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese dressing

What to Do

  1. Line 2 baking sheets with wax paper. In a medium bowl, combine macaroni and cheese, chicken, and wing sauce; mix well. Place in refrigerator 15 minutes to chill. Using a small ice cream scoop, melon baller, or teaspoon, shape mixture into 1-inch balls and place on baking sheets. Freeze 2 hours or until frozen solid.
  2. In a shallow dish, beat egg and water. In another shallow dish, combine bread crumbs, garlic powder, and pepper.
  3. In a deep saucepan over medium heat, heat oil until hot, but not smoking. Dip frozen balls into egg wash then roll in bread crumb mixture. In small batches, fry balls 3 to 5 minutes or until golden and center is hot. (Keep remaining balls frozen until ready to fry.) Drain on a paper towel-lined plate and serve immediately with dressing.

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Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 22

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 208
  • Calories from Fat 171
  • Total Fat 19g 29 %
  • Saturated Fat 2.8g 14 %
  • Trans Fat 0.1g 0 %
  • Protein 2.7g 5 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 13mg 4 %
  • Sodium 212mg 9 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 6.7g 2 %
  • Dietary Fiber 0.4g 1 %
  • Sugars 0.7g 0 %

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This is the most disgusting dish Mr. Food has ever made, and he has made many. Everyone should know by now that re-heated chicken takes on a funky taste, professionally called WOF, for Warmed Over Flavor.


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