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RITZ Spicy Chicken Meatballs
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RITZ Spicy Chicken Meatballs

55 Min(s)
30 Min(s) Prep
25 Min(s) Cook
Roll ground chicken meatballs in hot pepper sauce and crushed crackers to make these knock-their-socks-off spicy-crunchy appetizers.
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24 servings
Original recipe yields 24 servings
5 stalks celery, divided
1 lb. ground chicken
60 RITZ Crackers, crushed (about 2-1/2 cups), divided
1/2 cup hot pepper sauce, divided
2 Tbsp. butter or margarine, melted
1/3 cup oil
3/4 cup KRAFT ROKA Blue Cheese Dressing
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Let's Make It
1
Heat oven to 375°F.
2
Chop 1 celery stalk finely; mix with chicken, 1 cup cracker crumbs and 3 Tbsp. hot sauce just until blended. Shape into 24 balls.
3
Mix remaining hot sauce and butter in shallow bowl. Place remaining cracker crumbs in separate shallow bowl. Roll chicken balls, 1 at a time, in hot sauce mixture, then in crumbs until evenly coated.
4
Heat oil in large nonstick skillet. Add chicken balls, in batches; cook 3 to 4 min. or until lightly browned, turning after 2 min. Drain on paper towels. (Note: Meatballs will not be done but will finish cooking in the oven.) Place on rimmed baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray.
5
Bake 20 to 25 min. or until done (165ºF). Meanwhile, cut remaining celery into thin sticks.
6
Serve meatballs with dressing and celery sticks.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Serving Suggestion
Prepare and bake meatballs as directed. Insert a celery stick into each meatball to serve.
Tip 2
Shortcut
Omit oil. Shape chicken mixture into meatballs; coat with hot sauce mixture, then crumbs as directed. Place on rimmed baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray. Bake in 375°F oven 30 to 35 min. or until done, turning after 15 min.
Tip 3
Substitute
Prepare using ground turkey.
Nutrition
Calories
130
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g
13%
Saturated Fat 2.5g
13%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 15mg
5%
Sodium 220mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates 5g
2%
Dietary Fibers 0g
Sugars 1g
2%
Protein 4g
8%
Vitamin A
0%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
2%
Iron
2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
24 servings
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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