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BBQ Chicken Meatballs -- These BBQ Chicken Meatballs are one of my favorite easy party appetizers, but they also make a delicious dinner when served with a couple veggie sides! | wearenotmartha.com

BBQ Chicken Meatballs

These BBQ Chicken Meatballs are one of my favorite easy party appetizers, but they also make a delicious dinner when served with a couple veggie sides!
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Course: Appetizer, Entree
Cuisine: American
Keyword: BBQ Sauce, Party Appetizers, Party Meatballs
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 16 meatballs

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. ground chicken
  • cup panko
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 Tbsp applesauce
  • cup diced onion (from 1 small onion)
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce (I use Sweet and Spicy from Sweet Baby Ray)

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, mix together ground chicken, panko, egg, applesauce, onion, chili powder, salt, and  paprika until well combined.
  • Form golf ball-sized balls with the mixture.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add meatballs to skillet and cook on all sides until completely cooked through, 8-10 minutes.
  • Add the barbecue sauce to the skillet and continue cooking for another minute until the sauce reduces and begins sticking to the meatballs.

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