Recipe: Chicken Meatballs Two Ways

The holiday (party) season is upon us, and as our gift to you we’d like to stuff your recipe box full of new classics. Try our Caribbean Jerked Chicken Meatballs Recipe and our Buffalo Bleu Cheese Chicken Meatball Recipe. Perfect for any holiday get-together.

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Buffalo Blue Cheese Chicken Meatballs
Makes about 20 (1 oz) meatballs

Ingredients

– 1 lb ground chicken
– 1 cup breadcrumbs
– 1 egg
– 1 Tbsp Code 3 Spices Grunt Rub
– 1/2 cup sliced green onions
Pain is Good Buffalo Blue Cheese Screamin’ Wing Sauce

Directions

Step 1: Preheat your Yoder Smokers YS640 Pellet Smoker to 275ºF. Combine all ingredients, except the wing sauce in the bowl of a stand mixer. Mix on medium for about one minute, until the mixture becomes tacky and holds together. Form into about 20 (1 ounce) meatballs.

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Step 2: Place meatballs on top of FrogMats on the grates of the smoker and cook until the internal temperature reaches 165ºF. Begin checking the internal temperatures after 30 minutes. We recommend using an instant read thermometer like the Maverick PT-100Transfer the meatballs to a crockpot set to warm and toss the meatballs in the Pain is Good Buffalo Blue Cheese Screamin’ Wing Sauce. Hold warm for serving.

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Blue Cheese Dressing

Ingredients

– 4 oz blue cheese
– 1 cup sour cream
– 1/3 cup mayonnaise
– 3 Tbsp buttermilk
– 1 clove garlic, minced
– 1/4 t smoked paprika
– 2 t white wine vinegar
– Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

Step 1: Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth. Adjust seasoning, as necessary.

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Carribean Jerk Chicken Meatballs
Makes about 20 (1 oz) meatballs

Directions

– 1 lb ground chicken
– 1 cup breadcrumbs
– 1 egg
– 1 Tbsp Dizzy Pig Pineapple Head Rub
– 1/2 cup sliced green onions
– 1 tsp kosher salt
Pain is Good Caribbean Jerk Wing Sauce

Directions

Step 1: Preheat your Yoder Smokers YS640 Pellet Smoker to 275ºF. Combine all ingredients, except the wing sauce in the bowl of a stand mixer. Mix on medium for about one minute, until the mixture becomes tacky and holds together. Form into about 20 (1 ounce) meatballs.

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Step 2: Place meatballs on top of FrogMats on the grates of the smoker and cook until the internal temperature reaches 165ºF. Begin checking the internal temperatures after 30 minutes.We recommend using an instant read thermometer like the Maverick PT-100Transfer the meatballs to a crockpot set to warm and toss the meatballs in the Pain is Good Caribbean Jerk Wing Sauce. Hold warm for serving.

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